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Types of Drags

Lift-Induced Drag, and
Lift-Induced Drag, and

Induced drag is just a drag experienced by a aircraft when it generates lift….there are many types of drag experienced by the metallic bird but the induced drag is generally caused by the lift produced by the wings during take off.

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Parasitic Drag, Consisting of
Parasitic Drag, Consisting of

In aviation, Parasite (Parasitic) Drag (D P) is defined as all drag that is not associated with the production of lift. Description. Parasite Drag is caused by moving a solid object through a fluid medium. In aerodynamics, the fluid medium concerned is the atmosphere. The principal components of Parasite Drag are Form Drag, Friction Drag and Interference Drag.

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Playing Environment
Playing Environment

The term "environment" refers to the natural setting in which we live. For example, a "home environment" refers to where we live, our homes. A "work environment" our workplace.

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Pro Stock (NHRA, IHRA/MMPSA)
Pro Stock (NHRA, IHRA/MMPSA)

Pro Stock (NHRA, IHRA/MMPSA) It is popularly known as factory hot rods because of having a resemblance of production-based cars. They have to maintain a stock appearance.

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Pro Stock Motorcycle of (NHRA and ANDRA)
Pro Stock Motorcycle of (NHRA and ANDRA)

Follow the fastest motorcycle racers on the planet as the rocket down the quarter mile aboard the 200 miles per hour fire breathing drag bikes of the NHRA and other top drag bike racing series in the United States.

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Top Alcohol Dragster (TA/D)
Top Alcohol Dragster (TA/D)

Top Alcohol refers to two different classes in professional drag racing: Top Alcohol Dragster and the Top Alcohol Funny Car. Commonly known as "alky" cars, both are akin in design to the premier Top Fuel classes, but less powerful (about 3,500 bhp (2,600 kW; 3,500 PS)).

Top Alcohol Funny Car (TA/FC)
Top Alcohol Funny Car (TA/FC)

The information is for school, I have chosen to do an assignment on different classes in drag racing. I have managed to find information about all other classes I am working on eg top fuel dragster, jnr dragster etc, but the problem I am having is the Top Alcohol Funny Car and Dragster.

Top Fuel Dragster
Top Fuel Dragster

A top fuel dragster accelerates from a standstill to 100 mph (160 km/h) in as little as 0.8 seconds (less than one third the time required by a production Porsche 911 Turbo to reach 60 mph (100 km/h)) and can exceed 280 mph (450 km/h) in just 660 feet (200 m).

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Wave Drag
Wave Drag

Wave drag is a kind of aerodynamic drag. This drag comes into picture only when shock wave forms over or in front of the airplane. This drag comes into picture only when shock wave forms over or in front of the airplane.

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