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Force India VJM07 , middle zone aero evolution in Bahrain test


Force India VJM07 middle zone aero evolution in Bahrain test

 

    Force India replaced at Bahrain the twin sidepod vertical flow conditioners seen in Jerez test, with a lateral wavy winglet attached directly on cockpit side. Flow management above the sidepod is not only crucial in terms of lift reduction but also for rear end aero efficiency. Speaking for VJM07 rear end , Force India designers choose for narrower sidepod tail openings, favoring a huge engine funnel to balance the cooling needs, in an attempt to keep a slim and a smoother flow transition around the  gearbox zone.

 

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