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Why Don't Birds Have Vertical Tails Like Airplanes?

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Published on Sep 18, 2018

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How do you tell a plane from a bird? The vertical tail, of course! By why can birds fly without a vertical tail, and how do planes use their vertical tails to stay in the air?

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Sources:
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/F...
https://www.uh.edu/engines/epi373.htm
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/dc71...
http://howthingsfly.si.edu/ask-an-exp...
https://www.researchgate.net/publicat...

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