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Title: Lockheed C-130 firing flares

Description: Photos of an Air Force C-130 releasing flares to repel heat seeking missiles. The trailing vortices formed in the wake are clearly visible. The size of these vortices is related to the lift produced by the wings. See also over clouds and over ground.



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