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  1. DaveD

    Cowling fasteners

    I'm surprised this hasn't been discussed before, but maybe my search skills are failing me! There seems to be quite an array of options, so I'd like to know people's preferences. Dzus, camloc etc. Work well fo aluminium (I'm not a fan of the Dzus spring, so I prefer cam lock style) but what are...
  2. danmoser

    Minimum Drag Nose Cowling for Electric Planes

    Trying to minimize the drag from the cowling on a tractor propeller plane is highly dependent upon engine cooling requirements. However, cooling requirements are greatly reduced for electric propulsion, allowing potential drag reduction by resculpting the nose cowling. Modern pusher propeller...