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    Default Centripetal Wing?

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    Very cool, until one of those strut motors break.

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    This is a cool idea. I think it would look pretty wild in use: The wing would have to tilt toward the outside of the turn to produce centripetal force. I think it would look backwards, like a motorcycle leaning the wrong way.
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    I like the concept. Depending how effective it is there might be a learning curve for driving style. Would it try to rotate the car, pushing the front to the outside of a corner? Curious if or how much increase in drag that set up has compared to the previous more traditional wing.

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    Push. Would help reduce weight transfer.

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