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Old 01-05-2013, 05:33 PM   #24 (permalink)
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One of Luigi Colani's Bonneville cars was inspired [allegedly] by the water strider. I haven't found a good illustration of it; this is the best I've seen so far:

It was completely flat on the top; e.g., a very high stagnation point. It looks like it should have very good cross-wind performance.
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