How do bullets fly?
Thatīs how they fly!
Author: Ruprecht Nennstiel, Pfingstbornstr.33, D 65207 Wiesbaden, Germany
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This document attempts to explain the basics of the complicated subject of bullet motion through the atmosphere without using neither formulas nor mathematical derivations, but expecting familiarity with the way of physical thinking. It also includes new experimental observations of bullets fired from small arms, both at close and long ranges. Numerous illustrations are included and can be viewed via links Click to view a figure! to promote further understanding. This article is also thought as an introduction for all types of readers (hunters, sportsmen, ballisticians, forensic scientists), interested in the "mysteries" of the exterior ballistics of bullets, fired from small arms.

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Yawing motion of handgun bullets
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