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comment How does a V formation save fuel for the lead plane?
So then I would imagine this benefit would also apply to cars (assuming they are shaped to produce such vertices, are in the right relative positions, etc.)?
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@Vineet: Thanks for the links; however my question relates specifically to the frontmost bird, plane, etc: though it wasn't in a wingtip vortex, it still showed improved efficiency in flight, and I'm wondering why that is the case?
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