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Old 06-22-2009, 09:44 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Southcross View Post
Very few of the "professional" teams have access to windtunnels for testing, NASA engineers to diagram their air flow efficency... etc... most invest all their money into 7,000 HP engines and their replacement parts
Much aero work does need wind tunnel testing, but it is a pretty good bet that a round tube cutting the wind could be easily improved by a factor of two or three. Five or six might take some science.
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