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apparent increase in aerodynamic lift experienced by an aircraft flying close to the ground

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In comparison, customers shopping in the after-market for a similar accessory offering would pay upwards of $3,200 without installation and required painting of the ground effects.
R are body-color matching brake calipers, carbon fiber ground effects and a carbon fiber hood section.
Last year's donors included: Roche Brothers, Bertucci's, BJ's Wholesale Club, Faris Farms Florists, Ground Effects Landscaping, and The Training Associates.
So it's got F1 aerodynamics, F1 materials, F1 systems, F1 venturis and ground effects, then a big dollop of fantasy on top of that.
Palaeoseismology; historical and prehistorical records of earthquake ground effects for seismic hazard assessment.
Since the proximity and ground effects distort the current path of the signals through the conductors, they further distort the effective cross-sectional area of the conductor, further increasing the effective resistance of the conductor.
Packages include special ground effects kits with dual exhaust tips, 22-inch wheels and tyres, stainless billet grille, interior dash and door trim with matching steering wheel and limited-edition leather seating.
Think of this in terms of what happens in the pits of a NASCAR race when the crew alters the ground effects on a racecar.
Tapped by Rudd to, "Do some aerodynamics in your spare time," Wright--along with Rudd and Lotus founder Colin Chapman--discovered and harnessed the power of ground effects by reshaping the underside of a Formula One car, then was shuffled off to Team Lotus where he developed Chapman's nascent active suspension brainstorm into a race winner.
Skateboarders may come to "own the night" -- thanks to the ground effects lighting kits that equip Bell Innovative Products' new line of FU skateboards.
It features Cyber Grey racing stripes, 21-inch Chrome Dusk Chevrolet Accessories wheels, a ZL1 rear spoiler, the RS appearance package and a ground effects kit.
June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE-X Protective Coatings, the nation's leading developer and provider of high performance protective coatings and spray-on truck bedliners, along with Graham Partners, today announced that they have assumed controlling interest in one of Detroit's most well-known and leading Tier 1 automotive aftermarket suppliers, Ground Effects Ltd.