ventral inlet

ventral inlet

ventral inlet
An inlet on the underside of the aircraft but well behind the nose. An inlet under the nose is called a chin inlet.
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As the forebody with double waverider-based surfaces retains advantages of the waverider, such as high mass flow, high lift-to-drag ratio, etc., the existing ventral inlet design experience can be useful for the inlet design.
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