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...
The V formation, a common pattern in migratory birds, isn't symmetrical because
each bird only needs to position itself at the wingtip of the bird in front of it to ...
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?
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 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 ...
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?
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Nov 28, 2013 ... Have you ever pointed in terror at the sky when geese fly overhead and
simultaneously wondered why they form a V? Here are your answers.
Jan 16, 2014 ... There are two reasons birds might fly in a V formation: It may make flight ... the
birds positioned themselves to fly just behind and to the side of the bird ... feat
requires careful flight and incredible awareness of one's neighbors.
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 ...