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Old 10-10-2014, 05:23 PM   #154 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post


The F40 has that big wing and a backlight. I'm reminded more of the VW XL Sport.

It looks like VW are following along behind aerohead's lead.
VW's Rolf Buchheim and associates has achieved Cd 0.14 in 1981 with this Lang Heck 'Flow Body'.

VW is very aware of proper curvature vs drag and it was Buchheim which recommended a maximum aft-body tangent slope of 23-degrees,right next door to neighbor Mair's 22-degrees of 1968.
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