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Old 01-23-2014, 07:36 PM   #611 (permalink)
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plan-view streamlining link

Here is a comparison drag table which might have value in plan-view streamlining contours.
Two of the profiles have particularly low 'signatures' with respect to the cylindrical form.
And you can see a bit of 'phantom tail' where one tail was rounded over like today's blimps,with little if any drag penalty.
Here's the link:

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