View Single Post
Old 05-12-2010, 03:47 PM
Jug Pilot's Avatar
Jug Pilot Jug Pilot is offline
Join Date: Mar 2009
Default Re: Atmospheric optical phenomena

Next time you fly, look for this. Subsonic airliners do have supersonic flow on them and if you know where to look you can see the shock wave. Generally, cruise at high altitude if the best place.

If you are looking down the wing it can appear as a vertical curved line.

Of course watching the big furry guy playing with it is cool too, but I guess we'll leave that for another thread. :D
Beware the Plutocrat Man, for he is the Devil's pawn. Alone among God's primates, he kills for sport or lust or greed. Yea, he will murder his brother to possess his brother's land. Let him not breed in great numbers, for he will make a desert of his home and yours. Shun him; drive him back into his jungle lair, for he is the harbinger of death.
29th scroll, 6th verse
the Lawgiver
Reply With Quote
Thanks, from:
ceptimus (03-22-2012), Doctor X (01-21-2011)
Page generated in 0.28319 seconds with 12 queries