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WHY V?
Many wonder what the V in VML stands for.  Our explanation is a scientific and artistic one.  In the fall you see geese heading south for the winter, flying in a "V" formation.

 

Science has discovered why they fly this way:  each bird flaps its wings, it creates an uplift for the bird immediately behind it.  By flying in this formation, the whole flock adds at least 71% greater flying range than if each bird flew on its own.

 

In the same theme, we wanted to build an organization, VML, with members sharing a common direction, traveling on the trust of one another and lifting each other along the way, to allow us to reach our destinations the fastest and safest way possible.

 

It is proven that when ever a goose falls out of formation, it suddenly feels a drag and resistance, trying to get to its destination alone.  It is why a solo goose quickly gets back into formation - to take advantage of the power of the flock.

 

Then if this isn't inspirational enough, when the lead goose gets tired, he rotates backwards, allowing the wings of another goose to take lead.

 

Then you may wonder the sounds that we hear, as geese fly over us.  The geese honk from behind to encourage those up front, to keep their speed up, much like modern day sport team members. 

 

Lastly, when a goose gets sick or is wounded, falling out of the formation, it is not uncommon to see two other geese falling out of the formation, following the injured goose down, to help and protect him, staying with him, until the goose is either able to fly again or dies.

 

Then, the geese launch out with another formation to catch up with their group. 

 

The next time you see a formation of geese, remember  VML.  We are a winning team that thrives on challenges and wants to bring your winning product to market: come fly with us, we'll take you where you want to go.

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