Video tip: The aerodynamics of induced and parasite drag

During your flight training, you’ll learn all about the 4 forces acting on the airplane in flight, including lift, thrust, weight and drag. This week’s tip takes a closer look at the aerodynamic forces that cause the rearward force of drag, including a breakdown of parasite vs. induced drag.

The video clip below is from Sporty’s 2022 Learn to Fly Course