Why We Fly in V Formation

Why do swans, geese, and ducks fly in V formation? Because it makes their journey easier. Everything that flies experiences air turbulence that slows it down (drag).  Some of the turbulence is created by the act of flying.  For instance while rising up (lift) cones of swirling air called vortices roll off the wingtips and … Continue reading Why We Fly in V Formation