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Old 05-28-2021, 03:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I speed-viewed this video, ignoring the audio.
They lay out their targets.
Rough it out in CAD
Validate aero in CFD
Achieve zero-lift ( neutral lift )
The region of separated flow and turbulence behind the 'reversed' canopy is an acceptable compromise, in a trade-off for a reduced shadow on the PV array.

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Old 05-28-2021, 04:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Good interviwee.

We haven't heard much from GraysGarage since he went off to work for Lucid Air. I wonder if a PM would still work.

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