Soaring birds and glider pilots can remain aloft for hours without expending power. How do they do it?
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Solution 29E When the surface of earth is hot, air gets warm and it rises. Birds and glider pilots take advantage of this rising hot air and fly in its direction. Therefore, even without using any power they can aloft for hours.
Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
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