Video of Airbus A340 Generating Wingtip Vortices During Landing

In this short video by Ruesch Productions, an Airbus A340 causes wingtip vortices to form in ground level fog during a night landing at Zurich Airport. The vortices are an example of wake turbulence, a type of turbulence that forms behind passing aircraft.

via The Awesomer

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