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Old 03-16-2013, 09:42 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Drafting has almost no effect on my mileage in the aerocivic. If you get your Cd low enough, you are literally drafting yourself.

If you plan to make a practice of drafting, it can be useful to mount an airspeed indicator in your car with the pitot tube mounted at the nose of your car. Then when drafting, position your car in the the lowest airspeed zone you can find at your selected following distance. Airspeed indicators are also useful for detecting head and tail winds and speed compensating for them.
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