wing-tip vortices

wing-tip vortices

wing-tip vortices
Wing-tip vortices.
An area of extreme turbulence below an aircraft in flight caused by the high pressure below the wing spilling over the wing tip into low pressure on top of the wing producing a tight spiral, or a vortex of air.
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