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If I am going 70 mph in a two seat plane, how much pressure in pounds are pushing up on the wing?

A:

The actual force of lift on the wings of the plane will change depending on a few factors, which are all defined in the Lift equation. Things like the size and shape of the wing, the angle at which it meets the oncoming air and even the density of the air affect the amount of lift that the wings get.

Categories: Aerodynamics