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12-25-12, 12:31 PM
Interesting diffuser thread on PH:

That might be a worthy addition to DV ;).

PS: Happy Holidays everyone!

12-25-12, 02:53 PM
Happy Holidays, Joel and everyone!

I think I work more during the Holidays. I concentrate on other ideas to move the company forward.

I have been thinking about the diffuser for a while and implementation into the THM400 and the current Noble configuration.

You can see the size of this diffuser, even though we haven't finished modeling the center fins.


No Lotus
12-25-12, 05:00 PM
I hope you're all having a happy Christmas. The diffuser is the area that we have to work on. We've started with a simple upsloped trailing edge, but we should try a proper diffuser. I didn't know exactly how much rise angle to use, so the initial design was really conservative. Since our diffuser remains at a set ride height and orientation, we should be able to get a relatively optimal design in terms of rise angle - assuming we can do enough testing.