air deflectors

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  1. eddyturn

    eddyturn Wannabe

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    Looking for some air deflectors that might be from aircraft. Glue on part is a circle but the upper section is oval plastic - clear. Not a great description and cannot find it on Google images. Want to place a few on my windshield to see if I can alter the flow over the top just a bit to smooth things out. Anyone recall seeing these? Pretty sure they were on some aircraft here and there.
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  2. Flydog

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    Check Aircraft Spruce
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  3. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    They're out there and are louvered air vent covers. Under the little bubble is a hole in the aircraft skin with a flapper.

    The hangar I used to work at and moved from last summer had a 45 gallon drum full of those things. If I was still there, I could send you a few hundred. :lol3

    You could make similar using the bottom knubbies of a 2 liter pop bottle, to see if it'll work until you get the real thing.

    They are about the size of a loonie or toonie in Canada, or a .50 piece in the US.

    hope this helps.

    good luck
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    the_gr8t_waldo Long timer

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  5. eddyturn

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    OOOOO thanks guys. I will call those guys at Aircraftspruce tomorrow. I want those Vortex Generators but not 80 of them. Maybe they'll have a few laying around. I just need to change the airflow and may do some pop bottle and/or cardboard work and see if I am on the right track.
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