A V formation (sometimes called a skein) is the symmetric V-shaped flight
formation of flights of ... All the birds except the first fly in the upwash from one of
the wingtip vortices of the bird ah...
Jan 15, 2014 ... Here is the standard explanation for the V-formation: .... all well and good…but do
any of you know why sometimes one side of the V is longer?
Jun 19, 2014 ... An old fellow looks up at a “V” shaped formation of ducks migrating across ... “Do
you know why the one side of the “V” is longer than the other?
www.ask.com/youtube?q=Why Is One Side of the V Formation Longer&v=Q0F0j1zoOv4
Nov 28, 2013 ... Did you ever notice that one side of the V is always longer than the other? Do you
know why that is?...............................because there are more ...
Jan 13, 2003 ... By flying in V formation, the whole flock has at least 71% greater flying range ...
One leg of the V HAS to be longer than the other leg in 50% of flying V ... By
positioning itself slightly to one side of the bird ahead, a goose, gets ...
By flying in a V-formation, the whole flock adds 71% greater flying range .... why
one side of the V in a flock of flying geese is always longer than ...
Since geese fly in V formation to conserve energy by flying in the wake of the
previous bird I believe that the longer arm of the V has less wind resistance and it
Jan 15, 2014 ... The next time you see birds flying in a V, consider this: A new study says they ...
of air in that wake by flying behind the first bird and off to the side. ..... Have you
ever wondered why one leg of the V is longer than the other?
Feb 23, 2004 ... There are two well-supported and complementary explanations for why birds fly
in formation. One is to conserve energy by taking advantage of ...
Jun 10, 2006 ... Canada geese fly in V formation for a very pragmatic reason: a flock of ....
aerodynamics, one side of the “V” was always longer than the other.