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In English they are known as vanes or fletching.

Fletching is the generic name for both plastic, metal and feathers, as well as the application of said to the shaft. Actually vanes are made of plastic or metal, feathers are feather.

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They are needed to keep them going straight. And to provide accuracy. When the arrow leaves the bow, it isnt disturbed by wind because the feathers keep it straight

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