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Flow at the forward stagnation point of an airfoil is laminar, because the local velocity will be zero. The boundary layer originating form the stagnation point will usually not remain laminar for long, but some airfoils like the NACA 6 series were optimized to conserve this laminar flow as far down the chord as possible. A laminar boundary layer is thinner ...


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