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Old 01-28-2012, 03:18 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by bondo View Post
Here is a link to an article which explains the science behind plasma generation reducing aerodynamic drag.

Will Plasma Revolutionize Aircraft Design
I won't be able to recall the title,but a book related to UFO studies from the 50s or 60s relayed a story about NACA or NASA research involving atmospheric ionization around aircraft by employing onboard generators in attempts to achieve drag reduction.This was sub-sonic aircraft though if I remember correctly.
If 'Sky-be-Gone' was effective,it would be an analog to a full-cavitation rocket-torpedo in which the hull never actually touches the water and vectored-thrust provides the guidance.
I would like to here a discussion about the physics of the plasma at the transitional interface to the outer flow region of surrounding air.
Interesting,Thanks Brett!
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