Percents of total drag of various airplanes

Percent of drag from airplane components
Though this particular example has bad connotations, at least for my personal taste, it’s instructive:
Percent of drag from airplane components

This
figure shows a Me-109G German fighter from World War II. Shown is the
percentage breakdown of the drag (includes interference drag) of the
components.

Credits – NASA

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