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Hexagonal Texture on RB211 Turbofan Intake

I was at the science museum in London, and was looking at the Rolls Royce RB 211-22B. This particular engine was, I believe, the sixth one ever produced. The surface texture of the fan inlet looks ...
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Are there studies to find surface treatments to reduce the drag of an airfoil?

I know that by designing an airplane or a car close to a teardrop, we can reduce the drag. My question has to do with the surface friction treatment. Some torpedoes glide in water more efficiently ...
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