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Drag-Speed curve explanation requested

Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:53 pm

Can someone explain Drag-Speed curve and minimum drag speed ?
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Re: Drag-Speed curve explanation requested

Sun Jun 21, 2020 12:54 am


The total drag curve combines the effects of parasite drag and induced drag. Minimum drag speed is the bottom of the total drag curve.

This is pretty basic textbook stuff. What is the context of the question exactly?
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