(something a little different, but isn’t it cool?) U.S. Coast Guard C-130J from Air Station Elizabeth City, NC - that fiery swirly looking cloud thing, that’s wave turbulence, also known as wingtip vortices. Image credit: U.S. Coast Guard.

This post is posted on Saturday 7 July 2012.
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