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'Minix' Wing tip device
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Possible alternative to winglets? Interesting design to say the least, looks like a nightmare to construct.

http://www.gizmag.com/minix-wing-tip- ... craft-aerodynamics/15526/
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Posted on: 2010/8/8 13:38
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Re: 'Minix' Wing tip device
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Woohoo... another solution looking for a problem!

Posted on: 2010/8/8 14:13
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Re: 'Minix' Wing tip device
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they are testing a similar thing for rotor blade tips on helicopters - more to keep the noise down than increase fuel efficiency

Posted on: 2010/8/8 14:25
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Re: 'Minix' Wing tip device
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wouldnt help slow speed cross wind sloping action. Pointless in my eyes

Posted on: 2010/8/8 15:43
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Looks ummm... draggy.

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