Wind-Tunnel Development of Ailerons for the Curtiss XP-60 Airplanem Special Report

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An investigation was made in the LWAL 7- by 10-foot tunnel of internally balanced, sealed ailerons for the Curtiss XP-60 airplane. Ailerons with tabs and. with various amounts of balance were tested. Stick forces were estimated for several aileron arrangements including an arrangement recommended for the airplane. Flight tests of the recommended arrangement are discussed briefly in an appendix, The results of the wind-tunnel and flight tests indicate that the ailerons of large or fast airplanes may be satisfactorily balanced by the method developed.

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Creation Date: September 1, 1942
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National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Collection
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  • Creation: September 1, 1942
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An investigation was made in the LWAL 7- by 10-foot tunnel of internally balanced, sealed ailerons for the Curtiss XP-60 airplane. Ailerons with tabs and. with various amounts of balance were tested. Stick forces were estimated for several aileron arrangements including an arrangement recommended for the airplane. Flight tests of the recommended arrangement are discussed briefly in an appendix, The results of the wind-tunnel and flight tests indicate that the ailerons of large or fast airplanes may be satisfactorily balanced by the method developed.

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Keyword(s): aerodynamics
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Serial Title: NACA Advanced Confidential Report
Serial Title: NACA Special Report
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Collection
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Technical Report Archive and Image Library
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Resource Type: Report
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