Why Do Backwards Wings Exist?

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Andrey Mihai
Andrey Mihai - 9 days ago
Does somebody want to know if aircraft with oblique wings could fly?
Astrxcat XIII
Astrxcat XIII - 11 days ago
I ain't understand shit
mustafa teran
mustafa teran - 14 days ago
Cause it looks cool
that one guy
that one guy - 21 day ago
Who is disliking this video it's about airplanes
Jacob Hunter
Jacob Hunter - 22 days ago
Would you ever do a video on what a Quinjet from the Marvel universe would fly like? Or if it’s design is even close to reasonable?
j. doh
j. doh - 25 days ago
They do this for fun and looks, even birds doesnt have backward wings because its against the flow of the system of flying on earth. We only see this in scifi movies flying in space and other planets having different atmosphere.😂😂😂
Don’t read this
Don’t read this - 25 days ago
Can someone summarize for me?
abe haikal
abe haikal - 26 days ago
What's his accent called?
Soulseer
Soulseer - 26 days ago
I didn't understand a single thing I heard in this video
Shane H
Shane H - 28 days ago
I'll admit. This is probably the hardest to understand YouTube video I've watched, and there's nothing wrong with the presentation.
Marcus MIDI
Marcus MIDI - Month ago
8:22 what about that shit for the mars wheels rover thing that remembers form etc..?
William Wassmann
William Wassmann - Month ago
In case you gotta fly backwards DUH
Komrade BigTex
Komrade BigTex - Month ago
I think the x29 could be done even better today,especially with the computers we have
Doubledealer
Doubledealer - Month ago
6:30, that transition didn't even mention reverse swept wings lol. Just started talking about it.
SiMi Psych0
SiMi Psych0 - Month ago
X 27 looks cool but su 47 looks way cooler
darth vader
darth vader - Month ago
Aweso.e video, thank you. Could you please do an episode about how and why whe dont have a single perfect speaker/tranducer(or driver). It is not well known what is a point source and why ot ia so impossivle to make a perfect one. Would much apreciate it. Audio reproduction is far from figured out.
MrNoobed
MrNoobed - Month ago
Do the XF-84h next
Dee
Dee - Month ago
They exist to look cool
Aljohn V
Aljohn V - Month ago
germans are always first when it comes to innovation
Zebron Zee
Zebron Zee - Month ago
So basically, all the amazing technology we have today is because someone wanted the most easiest way kill someone in the most brutal way possible.
Good to know.
Brian Driscoll
Brian Driscoll - Month ago
I figured they made the planes just because you look badass
Abdul Ghani
Abdul Ghani - Month ago
i wonder why they don't just use a bird version instead of a plane,
Princess Solace
Princess Solace - Month ago
The WWll need to happened b4 for the US, UK and USSR can CAPTURE any cool NAZI designers and scientist, not to mention the Jew bankers of NYSE🤔
jaybajan
jaybajan - Month ago
you got to admit it tho, the germans rocket and airplane tech was far head the rest of the world back in the 30's and 40's
Nebuelaeus
Nebuelaeus - Month ago
how have i been watching videos and movies with planes, as well as learning about lift since i was 11, yet have never seen footage of a planes wings flexing from lift.
i feel cheated
concent127
concent127 - Month ago
Facts are very good in the video, but at 6:20 about wing tip stall. It's not just about ailerons being stalled, if only one wing tip stalls it will produce a very large moment arm and very forcefully roll the aircraft. So for this reason wings are specifically designed to stall (and are better to stall) at the root where lift is lost with minimal roll effect.
HavocTV
HavocTV - Month ago
Mission failed :
Didn't understand, Too stupid
SchrSc
SchrSc - Month ago
I've actually wondered this ever since I built a model, x-29, that had reverse wings. I wasn't sure if they had printed the graphics wrong. Apparently, I never thought to check on this. Now I know. Weird how life goes full circle after like 27 years.
Abhishek Rajeshwar
Abhishek Rajeshwar - Month ago
Does this mean no real life X-02 or the ADF-01?
*NOOOOOOOOOO*
James Shelnutt
James Shelnutt - Month ago
the answer is so simple: cause they look cool man!
whiterun guard
whiterun guard - Month ago
Honestly I think wolfenstein is accurate, if the war kept going or Germany won we'd have laser and colonies on the moon lol
Sergio P.
Sergio P. - Month ago
Kinda boring to watch despite being well explained.
Duncan Gow
Duncan Gow - Month ago
boring!!
Ethen Judson
Ethen Judson - Month ago
Was there anything the Germans WERENT working on during the end of WWII?!
Desecration
Desecration - Month ago
I didn't understand a word of this (despite being familar with Calc and Trig) and yet I have a stiffy. OMG! Am I a closeted aerosexual?
Matthew Stephens
Matthew Stephens - Month ago
Just the fucking machinery we make man. Damn.
Yousuf Masood
Yousuf Masood - Month ago
Anyone else watching this at 3am?
Markus R
Markus R - Month ago
Videos like this make me wish I'd become an engineer or a pilot instead of an evil lawyer.
Belial8420
Belial8420 - Month ago
Love the video. Just one thing. Knowledge was meant to be passed on, never sold.
Jintaro Kensei
Jintaro Kensei - Month ago
Gotta admire the German engineers.
Eriano Septiadi
Eriano Septiadi - Month ago
why do youtube recommend this to me ? i don't understand a single thing
Heijvind
Heijvind - Month ago
I was looking around for what was making the squeaking sound in my room... after 5 min i realized it was in the video XD
Laurence D
Laurence D - Month ago
Is this guy Irish? That sounds like an Irish accent.
jaguarkick
jaguarkick - Month ago
All I really know is that human minds are incredible.. using elements to create science to create gadgets and stuff that makes humans fly in the air.
Mark R
Mark R - Month ago
It's fitting that a video about planes would fly right over my head.
I am Joe
I am Joe - Month ago
Misleading title as the wings aren't backwards. The wing still has a leading edge and a tailing edge. A wing by definition doesn't say anything about being angled ahead, to the side or to the back "swept".
Mlg Melon Pult
Mlg Melon Pult - Month ago
Because engineers want to break the rules of life
Draous1
Draous1 - Month ago
@ 39 seconds in, did he say Junker, same family that runs the EU?
Big Yike
Big Yike - Month ago
or to put it simply cuz why not
Antonio J Lucero
Antonio J Lucero - Month ago
Im watching this at 1 in the morning while taking a shit wtf is wrong with me
Princess Celestia
Princess Celestia - Month ago
Wat is "stall" you are talking about? I'm not a native speaker, can't quite understand what it is and why it is bad.
Princess Celestia
Princess Celestia - Month ago
I suppose that airflow not flowing perpendicular to eleron causes worse control, but what changes with reversed wings, doesn't they have elerons, that are also at the steep angle to upcoming wind?
derrick Alexander
derrick Alexander - Month ago
Wow Germans were incredibly smart during ww11
scottthewaterwarrior
scottthewaterwarrior - Month ago
I thought the problem with the P-38 was caused by the front and rear wings being located along the same line on the plane. This meant at high speed the front wing split the air, which didn't come back together in time for the rear wing to make use of it.
Vicodyn
Vicodyn - Month ago
Huh?
grace calis
grace calis - Month ago
Because it looks cooler and prevents AA fire.
"Should we fire at that plane?"
"Are you kidding me? His plane has forward swept wings. And it's black. _MATTE_ Black! You really wanna fuck with a pilot like that?"
"Good point"
Antoni Gawlikowski
Antoni Gawlikowski - Month ago
I really love your videos, but I can't stand these high-pitch squeaking sounds during animation. Please, please, don't use them again! :D
Orion Icedust
Orion Icedust - Month ago
AHHH THAT S THE REASON
now it seriously makes sense
Damian DeLapp
Damian DeLapp - Month ago
Doesn’t mean they won’t start it back up...new computers technology has jumped 40 fold
xXManhattanProjectXx
xXManhattanProjectXx - Month ago
It's definitely true we can make an amazing forward swept wing fighter with current technology, but current fighter doctrine favors long range BVR stealth combat over the close in dogfight which the FSW specializes in. In the civilian market they're just too expensive .
Stephen Molzer
Stephen Molzer - Month ago
Cool video. Just a note - the spar is generally built into the leading edge of the wing.
Darien Edwards
Darien Edwards - Month ago
A question I didn't know I needed answered.
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