Tagged: Lift


Aerodynamic Lift, Drag and Moment Coefficients

An introduction to the aerodynamic lift, drag, and pitching moment coefficient with an example from two NACA airfoils.
28 September 2022

Fundamental Forces in Flight

All aircraft are subjected to four fundamental forces in flight that governs their motion through the air: LIFT, WEIGHT, THRUST and DRAG.
18 May 2022

Lifting Surface Correction Factor

This calculator provides an estimation of the lifting surface correction factor used when compiling an estimation of the zero lift drag produced by the wing.
28 September 2020

How does an Aircraft Wing Produce Lift?

The question of how an airplane’s wing produces lift is one of the most frequently asked aeronautical questions and also one of the most poorly explained.
18 August 2023

Quiz: Lift and Drag Fundamentals

Test your knowledge of the principles of lift and drag with this short quiz.
13 June 2023

Fundamental Aerodynamics: Lift, Weight, Thrust and Drag Explained

Introducing the fundamental forces of flight - lift, drag, thrust, and weight - and how they work together to shape aircraft performance and handling.
01 May 2024

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