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Old 08-29-2012, 02:32 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Vortex generators, again

They contribute to very specific aircraft aerodynamic effects but everything else depends on ... location, location, location. Without CFD/tunnel testing on your particular vehicle shape/forms, applied at wrong locations these things may not contribute and even cost aero-efficiencies.


NASA - Micro-Vortex Generators Enhance Aircraft Performance

http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/ca...2010003963.pdf

http://www.mitsubishi-motors.com/cor...004/16E_03.pdf
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