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Old 03-25-2016, 07:03 AM   #1911 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jjackstone View Post
photo of the Eta
Is the pointy nose really faster than an air foil nose in 90 mph air? Because there is a big draw back in handling side winds when there is that much overhang ahead of the front wheel. And it looks like the shape at the back narrows into a J form too quickly to maintain attachment. Is there a rule as to why the body had to be so short behind the rear wheel?
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It looks like it would actually have lower drag in reverse.
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