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Surprising Applications of the Magnus Effect

Alternative uses included like Rotor Wing Experimental Aircraft and spinning cylinders on ships to save fuel. Worth the 3 minute view.


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  • tefids

    I read the Tom Swift series of books growing up, and there was one book where he invented a plane that worked off this same effect: http://www.tomswift.info/homepage/cyplane.html I am surprised to learn there actually was a real plane built and that it worked (if only once :P ).

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