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Tractor vs. pusher

There is lots of strong feelings about tractor vs. pusher propeller configuration but no exact generic answer. Here is one article about the topic. Does not make definitive answer, but gives some background for the topic:

http://www.flyingmag.com/technicalities/1582/pusher-pusher.html

Here is another article:

http://dic.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/514042

Forum discussion

Another forum discussion

http://www.aiaa.org/content.cfm?pageid=406&gTable=mtgpaper&gID=50663

Tractor (prop forward of laminar flow wing):

http://www.aiaa.org/content.cfm?pageid=406&gTable=Paper&gID=1248

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