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Unformatted text preview: airflow above and below the object. The fast air moves over the curved top of the wing, and since less pressure is created above the wing, lift is created. 3. Increasing the angle of attack could cause the bird to stall. With the use of a wing slot along the leading edge of the wing stalling can be prevented. A bird raising its nose can also lessen the chance of stalling. 4.The pectoralis is responsible for depressing the wing, and the supracoracoid is responsible for elevating it....
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course BIOL 191L taught by Professor Dr.dottydouglass during the Fall '10 term at Boise State.
- Fall '10