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Old 07-27-2019, 04:37 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
I think the difference is that the air doesn't apply force at right angles to it's flow. It's trying to get from fore to aft with the least disturbance.
There would always be a component of static barometric pressure acting on the body,or velocity pressure,or some combination of the two.Inviscid flow would be channeling force through the turbulent boundary layer to within one Nitrogen molecular diameter of the body throughout,above 20 mph.
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