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Offline Deerslayer

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Modelling in Aerodynamic Research
« on: January 09, 2019, 09:29:15 AM »
Here is an excellent NASA document which I found in another forum. If you find it too lengthy or difficult to understand, just enjoy the pretty pictures!

https://www.nasa.gov/pdf/483000main_ModelingFlight.pdf
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Re: Modelling in Aerodynamic Research
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2019, 10:09:26 AM »
There were a couple of "Facet"-like models in there!
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Re: Modelling in Aerodynamic Research
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2019, 05:50:48 AM »
There were a couple of "Facet"-like models in there!
Surprise, surprise! Barnaby Wainfan and his wife Lynn are both aeronautical engineers and he is presumably still an Adjunct Professor at He co-authored an excellent NASA report in 2004 regarding low aspect ratio aircraft ( think Facermobile!). It was good reading, the PDF is the last (No.6) in this Wikipedia entry:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wainfan_Facetmobile

While you are at it, Google him and check out his resume (PDF). Majorly impressive,  continuing into current times!
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