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Lift Theories
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  1. Compare and contrast the incorrect lift theories #1 and #3.

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  2. Contrast the incorrect lift theories #2 and #3.

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  3. Which theory(ies) cannot explain why airplanes can fly upside down?

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  4. Which theory(ies) cannot explain why the upper surface of a wing has an effect on lift?

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  5. Which theory(ies) cannot explain why the air flowing past the lower surface of a wing has an effect on lift?

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  6. Explain the correct theory of lift in your own words.

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