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05-23-2017, 04:09 PM
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Posted By REELAV8R

Separation creates a high pressure area, not a...

Separation creates a high pressure area, not a low pressure area. If the flow remains attatched to the body as in laminar flow that is how lift is generated. Separation is also known as "stall" I...
05-17-2017, 06:04 PM
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Posted By REELAV8R

Well put. Thank you. I will point out that...

Well put. Thank you.

I will point out that aircraft also operate in ground effect during each takeoff and landing. The effects of ground effect are very noticeable. For an aircraft it amounts to...
05-17-2017, 03:22 PM
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Posted By REELAV8R

CID....coefficient of induced drag? Coefficient...

CID....coefficient of induced drag? Coefficient of drag is the term I'm familiar with. Cd.

I did a bit of reading and car manufacturers try to make cars now with the least drag while trying to...
05-17-2017, 11:10 AM
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Posted By REELAV8R

I gotta wonder if the 78 to 82 have a greater...

I gotta wonder if the 78 to 82 have a greater tendency to float vs the 77 and prior body styles.
The Big back window and the the resulting shape more closely resemble the shape of a wing. This would...
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