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Old 12-06-2018, 12:09 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
I don't think there'd be that much of an aero penalty, as that's already exacted by air flowing through the radiator. My guess is that it'd be the other way around: flowing through the radiator has slowed the air enough that you'd be hard-pressed to get useful energy from it.
Point. But if you *can* get useful energy from it, you're going to be slowing air going through the radiator further, increasing drag. I could certainly see it being used as a "regenerative aerobrake" though.
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