N.A.C.A. recording air speed meter

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A new type of air speed meter is described which was designed by the technical staff of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. The instrument consists essentially of a tight metal diaphragm of high natural period which is acted upon by the pressure difference of a pitot-static head. The resulting deflection of this diaphragm is recorded optically on a moving film.

Creator(s): Norton, F H
Creation Date: October 1, 1921
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Collection
Technical Report Archive and Image Library
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  • Creation: October 1, 1921
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A new type of air speed meter is described which was designed by the technical staff of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. The instrument consists essentially of a tight metal diaphragm of high natural period which is acted upon by the pressure difference of a pitot-static head. The resulting deflection of this diaphragm is recorded optically on a moving film.

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Serial Title: NACA Technical Notes
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Collection
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Resource Type: Report
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