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48.8 Transonic aerofoils

48.8.2 Describe the design characteristics of ‘high subsonic flight’ airfoils.

48.8.4 Explain the advantages of a ‘supercritical’ aerofoil section.

48.8.6 Explain the:

(a) advantages of sweepback

(b) disadvantages of sweepback

48.8.8 Explain the phenomenon ‘aileron reversal’.

48.8.10 Explain the advantages of ‘vortex generators’ in the high subsonic speed regime.

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