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Drag effect of different shapes (cool vintage video)

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Barry Elk
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#1 Posted: 12/23/2010 05:26:24

Shamelessly copied from the Tailwinds forum.  Thanks Tailwind Dan!

Makes it pretty obvious why you need fairings on round rod gear legs.

 

 

 



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John Bayless
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#2 Posted: 1/3/2011 19:40:52

Great Video, Moose!  




Tom Hackel
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#3 Posted: 1/7/2011 20:21:56

OK, Now who will make streamline wire? .... %$#^&**^%% Cable anyway.

Rich Gere Biplane struts. Page 2 of the link shows a good fairing for strut rods.

http://www.jgokey.com/rich%20gere%20three.pdf