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21st July 2013

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Birds Teach The Air Force A Better Way To Fly by Vortex Surfing
More than a century after the invention of powered flight, birds are still teaching us something about how to fly airplanes, with the Air Force studying the V-shaped formation of airborne geese as a way to save fuel.
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Birds Teach The Air Force A Better Way To Fly by Vortex Surfing


More than a century after the invention of powered flight, birds are still teaching us something about how to fly airplanes, with the Air Force studying the V-shaped formation of airborne geese as a way to save fuel.

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