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Transonic Flutter Investigation of an All-movable Horizontal Tail for a Fighter Airplane

Transonic Flutter Investigation of an All-movable Horizontal Tail for a Fighter Airplane

Date: January 14, 1957
Creator: Abbott, F. T., Jr.
Description: Transonic flutter of all-movable horizontal tail - bending & pitching moments.
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Lift and drag data for 30 pusher-propeller shaft housings on an NACA 65,3-018 airfoil section

Lift and drag data for 30 pusher-propeller shaft housings on an NACA 65,3-018 airfoil section

Date: November 1, 1943
Creator: Abbott, Frank T , Jr
Description: None
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Test of NACA 66,2-116, a = 0.6 airfoil section fitted with pressure balanced and slotted flaps for the wing of the XP-63 airplane

Test of NACA 66,2-116, a = 0.6 airfoil section fitted with pressure balanced and slotted flaps for the wing of the XP-63 airplane

Date: May 1, 1942
Creator: Abbott, Frank T , Jr
Description: None
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Experiments with an airfoil model on which the boundary layers are controlled without the use of supplementary equipment

Experiments with an airfoil model on which the boundary layers are controlled without the use of supplementary equipment

Date: April 1, 1931
Creator: Abbott, I H
Description: This report describes test made in the Variable Density Wind Tunnel of the NACA to determine the possibility of controlling the boundary layer on the upper surface of an airfoil by use of the low pressure existing near the leading edge. The low pressure was used to induce flow through slots in the upper surface of the wing. The tests showed that the angle of attack for maximum lift was increased at the expense of a reduction in the maximum lift coefficient and an increase in the drag coefficient.
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Lift and drag characteristics of a low-drag airfoil with slotted flap submitted by Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Lift and drag characteristics of a low-drag airfoil with slotted flap submitted by Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Date: December 1, 1941
Creator: Abbott, I H
Description: None
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Pressure-distribution measurements of a low-drag airfoil with slotted flap submitted by Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Pressure-distribution measurements of a low-drag airfoil with slotted flap submitted by Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Date: December 1, 1941
Creator: Abbott, I H
Description: None
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Preliminary Low-Drag-Airfoil and Flap Data from Tests at Large Reynolds Numbers and Low Turbulence

Preliminary Low-Drag-Airfoil and Flap Data from Tests at Large Reynolds Numbers and Low Turbulence

Date: March 1, 1942
Creator: Abbott, I. H.; Davidson, M. & Jacobs, E. N.
Description: None
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Airship model tests in the variable density wind tunnel

Airship model tests in the variable density wind tunnel

Date: January 1, 1932
Creator: Abbott, Ira H
Description: This report presents the results of wind tunnel tests conducted to determine the aerodynamic characteristics of airship models. Eight Goodyear-Zeppelin airship models were tested in the original closed-throat tunnel. After the tunnel was rebuilt with an open throat a new model was tested, and one of the Goodyear-Zeppelin models was retested. The results indicate that much may be done to determine the drag of airships from evaluations of the pressure and skin-frictional drags on models tested at large Reynolds number.
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The drag of two streamline bodies as affected by protuberances and appendages

The drag of two streamline bodies as affected by protuberances and appendages

Date: January 1, 1934
Creator: Abbott, Ira H
Description: This report presents the results of wind tunnel tests of two airship models conducted to determine the drag coefficients at zero pitch, and the effect of fins and cars and of flat and streamlined protuberances located at various positions along the hull. During the investigation the stern of one model was rounded off to produce a blunter shape. The extreme range of the Reynolds number based on the over-all length of the models was from 1,300,000 to 33,000,000. At large values of the Reynolds number the streamlined protuberance affected the drag very little, and the additional drag caused by the flat protuberance was less than the calculated drag by the protuberance alone. The fins and cars together increased the bare-hull drag about 20 per cent.
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Flow observations with tufts and lampblack of the stalling of four typical airfoil sections in the NACA variable-density tunnel

Flow observations with tufts and lampblack of the stalling of four typical airfoil sections in the NACA variable-density tunnel

Date: October 1, 1938
Creator: Abbott, Ira H
Description: A preliminary investigation of the stalling processes of four typical airfoil sections was made over the critical range of the Reynolds Number. Motion pictures were taken of the movements of small silk tufts on the airfoil surface as the angle of attack increased through a range of angles including the stall. The boundary-layer flow also at certain angles of attack was indicated by the patterns formed by a suspension of lampblack in oil brushed onto the airfoil surface. These observations were analyzed together with corresponding force-test measurements to derive a picture of the stalling processes of airfoils.
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