# How do wings work

@article{Babinsky2003HowDW, title={How do wings work}, author={H. Babinsky}, journal={Physics Education}, year={2003}, volume={38}, pages={497-503} }

The popular explanation of lift is common, quick, sounds logical and gives the correct answer, yet also introduces misconceptions, uses a nonsensical physical argument and misleadingly invokes Bernoulli's equation. A simple analysis of pressure gradients and the curvature of streamlines is presented here to give a more correct explanation of lift.

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