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Old 02-22-2018, 02:45 AM   #9 (permalink)
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After all, a flat plate in horizontal, following the wind orientation, have even lower drag, and some solar cars try to be a flat plate with a pilot and wheels, but just got around 0.078 or so.

Keep in mind that the goal is to minimize drag with these cars, not just Cd. Drag is a function of Cd x A (frontal area). Flat solar cars may sacrifice a little Cd in order to greatly reduce frontal area.
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