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Reader Feedback: July 2016

Reader Feedback: July 2016

In aircraft terms it is somewhat analogous to the “F” mechanism on most aircraft. The “Flap” is generally used on descent, provides drag to reduce speed and per Bernoulli and/or Newton or some other dead scientist, converts energy into additional lift. The “B” on the Prius (and other hybrids’) shifter is generally used on long descents to produce additional drag via the engine/generator, which in turn converts energy into additional electrical charge to store in the battery.

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