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 Collection: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Collection
Experimental investigation of effect of spike- tip and cowl-lip blunting on the internal performance of a two-cone cylindrical-cowl inlet at mach number 4.95

Experimental investigation of effect of spike- tip and cowl-lip blunting on the internal performance of a two-cone cylindrical-cowl inlet at mach number 4.95

Date: September 23, 1958
Creator: Weston, K. C.
Description: None
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Experimental Study of Ballistic-Missile Base Heating with Operating Rocket

Experimental Study of Ballistic-Missile Base Heating with Operating Rocket

Date: September 23, 1958
Creator: Nettle, J. Cary
Description: A rocket of the 1000-pound-thrust class using liquid oxygen and JP-4 fuel as propellant was installed in the Lewis 8- by 6-foot tunnel to permit a controlled study of some of the factors affecting the heating of a rocket-missile base. Temperatures measured in the base region are presented from findings of three motor extension lengths relative to the base. Data are also presented for two combustion efficiency levels in the rocket motor. Temperature as high as 1200 F was measured in the base region because of the ignition of burnable rocket gases. combustibles that are dumped into the base by accessories seriously aggravate the base-burning temperature rise.
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Investigation of Inlet Control Parameters for an External-Internal-Compression Inlet from Mach 2.1 to 3.0

Investigation of Inlet Control Parameters for an External-Internal-Compression Inlet from Mach 2.1 to 3.0

Date: September 23, 1958
Creator: Anderson, B. H. & Bowditch, D. N.
Description: Investigation of the control parameters of an external-internal compression inlet indicates that the cowl-lip shock provides a signal to position the spike and to start the inlet over a Mach number range from 2.1 to 3.0. Use of a single fixed probe position to control the spike over the range of conditions resulted in a 3.7-count loss in total-pressure recovery at Mach 3.0 and 0 deg angle of attack. Three separate shock-sensing-probe positions were required to set the spike for peak recovery from Mach 2.1 to 3.0 and angles of attack from 0 deg to 6 deg. When the inlet was unstarted, an erroneous signal was obtained from the normal-shock control through most of the starting cycle that prevented the inlet from starting. Therefore, it was necessary to over-ride the normal-shock control signal and not allow the control to position the terminal shock until the spike was positioned.
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A Flight Study of the Effects of Noise Filtering in the Attack Display on the Pilot's Tracking Performance

A Flight Study of the Effects of Noise Filtering in the Attack Display on the Pilot's Tracking Performance

Date: September 20, 1958
Creator: Heinle, D. R. & Turner, H. L.
Description: Effects of manual attack-display noise filtering on pilot tracking performance.
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Aerodynamic performance and static stability and control of flat-top hypersonic gliders at Mach numbers from 0.6 to 18

Aerodynamic performance and static stability and control of flat-top hypersonic gliders at Mach numbers from 0.6 to 18

Date: September 17, 1958
Creator: Gloria, H. R.; Sarabia, M. F. & Syvertson, C. A.
Description: Aerodynamic performance characteristics and static stability and control of hypersonic glider with arrow planform wings.
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Aerodynamic performance and static stability and control of flat-top hypersonic gliders at Mach numbers from 0.6 to 18

Aerodynamic performance and static stability and control of flat-top hypersonic gliders at Mach numbers from 0.6 to 18

Date: September 17, 1958
Creator: Syvertson, Clarence A; Gloria, Hermilo R & Sarabia, Michael F
Description: None
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Investigation of Wingless Missile Configurations with Folding Controls and Low-Aspect-Ratio Stabilizing Surfaces

Investigation of Wingless Missile Configurations with Folding Controls and Low-Aspect-Ratio Stabilizing Surfaces

Date: September 17, 1958
Creator: Lazzeroni, Frank A.
Description: Wind tunnel tests of wingless low aspect ratio folding control missile configurations.
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Measurements of the buffeting loads on the wing and horizontal tail of a 1/4-scale model of the X-1E airplane

Measurements of the buffeting loads on the wing and horizontal tail of a 1/4-scale model of the X-1E airplane

Date: September 17, 1958
Creator: Rainey, A Gerald & Igoe, William B
Description: The buffeting loads acting on the wing and horizontal tail of a 1/4-scale model of the X-1E airplane have been measured in the Langley 16-foot transonic tunnel in the Mach number range from 0.40 to 0.90. When the buffeting loads were reduced to a nondimensional aerodynamic coefficient of buffeting intensity, it was found that the maximum buffeting intensity of the horizontal tail was about twice as large as that of the wing. Comparison of power spectra of buffeting loads acting on the horizontal tail of the airplaneand of the model indicated that the model horizontal tail, which was of conventional force-test-model design, responded in an entirely different mode than did the airplane.This result implied that if quantitative extrapolation of model data to flight conditions were desired a dynamically scaled model of the rearward portion of the fuselage and empennage would be required. A study of the sources of horizontal-tail buffeting of the model indicated that the wing wake contributed a large part of the total buffeting load. At one condition it was found that removal of the wing wake would reduce the buffeting loads on the horizontal tail to about one-third of the original value.
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Stability investigation of a blunt cone and a blunt cylinder with a square base at Mach numbers from 0.64 to 2.14

Stability investigation of a blunt cone and a blunt cylinder with a square base at Mach numbers from 0.64 to 2.14

Date: September 17, 1958
Creator: Coltrane, Lucille C
Description: None
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Design and Experimental Investigation of a Single-stage Turbine With a Rotor Entering Relative Mach Number of 2

Design and Experimental Investigation of a Single-stage Turbine With a Rotor Entering Relative Mach Number of 2

Date: September 15, 1958
Creator: Moffitt, T. P.
Description: Design of single-stage turbine for rotor entering at supersonic speed - performance characteristics.
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