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Old 08-15-2015, 07:56 PM
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Default Re: Panels to hide side of engine?

A rule of thumb. The outlet of an engine fairing, cover, etc, should be twice the size of the inlet. This allows for the slowing of the air flow and the heat expansion of the surrounding (cooled) air. Not my opinion but good aviation engineering practice which would apply to any air cooled internal combustion engine.

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