what exactly is the elliptical distribution in relation with the lift distribution along the span of a wing. i googled it but all it comes is something related to the calculus n all mathematics(lets face it, i just got rid of maths n i m happy now).(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

does it mean that the lift produced is max at the centre n reduces to 0 as we reach the wingtip(coz thatway wingtip vortices ll be small)??? is that why the airfoil geometry approaches symmetry about the chord line as it approaches the wingtip??

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# Elliptical distribution

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