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The B-2 also has a small wedge-shaped flap in the middle of the trailing edge. The computer adjusts this flap, called the gust load alleviation system (GLAS), to counteract air turbulence forces.
originally posted by: JIMC5499
a reply to: yuppa
When I was in the Navy (1982-1988) we had some paint that was designed to reduce the radar signature of an aircraft. It left a rough surface that was supposed to absorb some of the radar energy instead of reflecting it back. We took a couple of expired kits and painted an old Corvette that one of the guys had. More than one cop was shaking his head as we went by.
I don't think that the paint was any good against a military radar, but, I do believe that it had an effect on a police radar gun operating at 0.10 watts.
originally posted by: Barnalby
a reply to: JIMC5499
I'm always surprised that none of the supercar manufacturers has built a faceted/edge-aligned car with RAM paint (I'm sorry, that's the "Stone-matte finish") or LIDAR-scattering (ahem, the "Pearlescent-reflex finish") paint. You would think that there was a market for that.
I could totally see Koenigsegg or Pagani pulling something like that...