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Old 06-27-2021, 10:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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There seems be more fine-tuning opportunities on the rider suit smoothness integrating to a soft conformal 'speedster hump' at the rider's tail. Anyway, removing the direct mechanical connections and using hydraulics is a simple yet elegant solution - 'Riding the Venturi' for street use!

Luigi Stipa had Caproni build him a flying Venturi tube. Everyone laughed by his studies but it influenced later turbofan jet engine designs.

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