ASCI 309 Discussion 8.2.5 - Designers of...

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Designers of transonic/supersonic aircraft use different features to enable flight in this high speed regime. Sometimes these features are designed in upfront and sometimes they are a result of the test flight. Research a high speed aircraft and explain what features were used to enable it to fly in the highspeed regime.A supersonic aircraft is made to fly using certain air dynamics built in the aircraft just as a regular commercial aircraft is built to function a certain way to carry passengers and/or cargo. A typical airplane wings are built in a way to make air move faster on top of it. According to an article by NASA it states “When air moves faster, the pressure of the air decreases. So the pressure on the top of the wing is less than the pressure on the bottom of the wing. The difference in pressure creates a force on the wing that lift the wing up into the air.” Supersonic aircraft are built a little different to create the ability to fly at a

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