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The motor directly drives the fan’s airfoils (1) (commonly known as fan blades).
My Q50 Sport had a more angular front bumper and wider, lower air intakes, and a more prominent airfoil below the front bumper.
At speed, these buttresses also act like airfoils, generating a bit of downforce while also looking like hell’s kitchen drawer.
Other cases, like the airfoils that sweep back to a vee and carry our fighter jets to supersonic speeds, could only have come from trial-and-error arms races.
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