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?
Jan 13, 2003 ... By flying in V formation, the whole flock has at least 71% greater ... One leg of the
V HAS to be longer than the other leg in 50% of flying ... the point of the V, then
one side must contain at least one bird more than the other leg!
Nov 14, 2012 ... ... them flying overhead, usually in a large "V" formation, with one bird in the lead
and ... Why is one side of the "V" always longer than the other?
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
Dec 17, 2010 ... Ducks tend to fly in a V or check mark formation when they travel in groups. ...
bird flying lead, two or three birds trailing on one side, and the majority of birds
strung out on the other. ... Why is one side 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 .... Geese Fly in V Formation Why? - Duration: 3:51.
Jun 19, 2014 ... ... in waterfowl hunting. An old fellow looks up at a “V” shaped formation. ... “Do
you know why the one side of the “V” is longer than the other?”.
... a human in a microlight. They learned V-formation flying from each other. ...
Yes, but do you know why one side of the V is longer? posted by ...
Q: Why is one side of the V always longer than the other? A: Because there's .... I
thought the link would explain why birds fly in a "V" formation.