Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Aerodynamics of Star Wars Tested


Look, we all love Star Wars, and part of that love is picking apart all of the ways it's dumb. The walking tanks make absolutely no sense. The capital ships? Questionably designed. The fighters? Not a whole lot better. And to explore that last bit in even more detail, one endeavoring YouTuber [EC Henry] took to analyzing the aerodynamics of some of the series' classic ships to see exactly how they'd fare in atmospheric flight.

Read more at Popular Mechanics.

Check out a video breakdown after the jump.

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