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Correlation of the drag characteristics of a P-51B airplane obtained from high-speed wind-tunnel and flight tests

Correlation of the drag characteristics of a P-51B airplane obtained from high-speed wind-tunnel and flight tests

Date: February 1, 1945
Creator: Hamilton, William T
Description: None
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A correlation of the effects of compression ratio and inlet-air temperature on the knock limits of aviation fuels in a CFR engine I

A correlation of the effects of compression ratio and inlet-air temperature on the knock limits of aviation fuels in a CFR engine I

Date: May 1, 1945
Creator: Branstetter, J Robert
Description: None
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Correlation of Wright Aeronautical Corporation cooling data on the R-3350-14 intermediate engine and comparison with data from the Langley 16-foot high-speed tunnel

Correlation of Wright Aeronautical Corporation cooling data on the R-3350-14 intermediate engine and comparison with data from the Langley 16-foot high-speed tunnel

Date: July 1, 1946
Creator: Pinkel, Benjamin & Rubert, Kennedy F
Description: None
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Critical Mach Numbers of Thin Airfoil Sections with Plain Flaps

Critical Mach Numbers of Thin Airfoil Sections with Plain Flaps

Date: April 1, 1946
Creator: Pardee, Otway O'm. & Heaslet, Max A.
Description: Critical Mach number as function of lift coefficient is determined for certain moderately thick NACA low-drag airfoils. Results, given graphically, included calculations on same airfoil sections with plain flaps for small flap deflections. Curves indicate optimum critical conditions for airfoils with flaps in such form that they can be compared with corresponding results for zero flap deflections. Plain flaps increase life-coefficient range for which critical Mach number is in region of high values characteristic of low-drag airfoils.
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Data for Design of Entrance Vanes from Two-Dimensional Tests of Airfoils in Cascade

Data for Design of Entrance Vanes from Two-Dimensional Tests of Airfoils in Cascade

Date: January 1, 1945
Creator: Zimmey, Charles M. & Lappi, Viola M.
Description: As a part of a program of the NACA directed toward increasing the efficiency of compressors and turbines, data were obtained for application to the design of entrance vanes for axfax-flow compressors or turbines. A series of blower-blade sections with relatively high critical speeds have been developed for turning air efficiently from 0 deg to 80 deg starting with an axial direction. Tests were made of five NACA 65-series blower blades (modified NACA 65(216)-010 airfoils) and of four experimentally designed blower blades in a stationary cascade at low Mach numbers. The turning effectiveness and the pressure distributions of these blade sections at various angles of attack were evaluated over a range of solidities near 1. Entrance-vane design charts are presented that give a blade section and angle of attack for any desired turning angle. The blades thus obtained operate with peak-free pressure distributions. Approximate critical Mach numbers were calculated from the pressure distributions.
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Determination of Flight Paths of an SBD-1 Airplane in Simulated Diving Attacks, Special Report

Determination of Flight Paths of an SBD-1 Airplane in Simulated Diving Attacks, Special Report

Date: March 1, 1943
Creator: Johnson, Harold I.
Description: An investigation has been made to determine the motions of and the flight paths describe by a Navy dive-bombing airplane in simulated diving attacks. The data necessary to evaluate these items, with the exception of the atmospheric wind data, were obtained from automatic recording instruments installed entirely within the airplane. The atmospheric wind data were obtained from the ground by the balloon-theodolite method. The results of typical dives at various dive angles are presented in the form of time histories of the motion of the airplane as well as flight paths calculated with respect to still air and with respect to the ground.
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Determination of general relations for the behavior of turbulent boundary layers

Determination of general relations for the behavior of turbulent boundary layers

Date: July 1, 1943
Creator: Tetervin, Neal
Description: None
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The determination of span load distribution at high speeds by use of high-speed wind-tunnel section data

The determination of span load distribution at high speeds by use of high-speed wind-tunnel section data

Date: February 1, 1944
Creator: Boshar, John
Description: None
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Determination of the effect of horizontal-tail flexibility on longitudinal control characteristics

Determination of the effect of horizontal-tail flexibility on longitudinal control characteristics

Date: February 1, 1945
Creator: Harmon, S M
Description: None
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Determination of the stability and control characteristics of a straight-wing, tailless fighter-airplane model in the Langley free-flight tunnel

Determination of the stability and control characteristics of a straight-wing, tailless fighter-airplane model in the Langley free-flight tunnel

Date: February 1, 1946
Creator: Ankenbruck, Herman O
Description: None
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Determination of the Stability and Control Characteristics of a Tailless All-Wing Airplane Model with Sweepback in the Langley Free-Flight Tunnel

Determination of the Stability and Control Characteristics of a Tailless All-Wing Airplane Model with Sweepback in the Langley Free-Flight Tunnel

Date: February 1, 1945
Creator: Seacord, Charles L. & Campbell, John P.
Description: Force and flight tests were performance on an all-wing model with windmilling propellers. Tests were conducted with deflected and retracted flaps, with and without auxiliary vertical tail surfaces, and with different centers of gravity and trim coefficients. Results indicate serious reduction of stick-fixed longitudinal stability because of wing-tip stalling at high lift coefficient. Directional stability without vertical tail is undesirably low. Low effective dihedral should be maintained. Elevator and rudder control system is satisfactory.
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The development and application of high-critical-speed nose inlets

The development and application of high-critical-speed nose inlets

Date: July 1, 1945
Creator: Wright, John B
Description: None
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Development of Wing Inlets

Development of Wing Inlets

Date: March 1, 1946
Creator: Racisz, Stanley F.
Description: Lift, drag, internal flow, and pressure distribution measurements were made on a low-drag airfoil incorporating various air inlet designs. Two leading-edge air inlets are developed which feature higher lift coefficients and critical Mach than the basic airfoil. Higher lift coefficients and critical speeds are obtained for leading half of these inlet sections but because of high suction pressures near exist, slightly lower critical speeds are obtained for the entire inlet section than the basic airfoil.
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Effect of a trailing-edge extension on the characteristics of a propeller section

Effect of a trailing-edge extension on the characteristics of a propeller section

Date: September 1, 1944
Creator: Stickle, George W
Description: None
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Effect of Compressibility on Pressure Distribution over an Airfoil with a Slotted Frise Aileron

Effect of Compressibility on Pressure Distribution over an Airfoil with a Slotted Frise Aileron

Date: July 1, 1944
Creator: Luoma, Avro A
Description: Pressure distribution measurements were made over an airfoil with slotted Frise aileron up to 0.76 Mach at various angles of attack and aileron defections. Section characteristics were determined from these pressure data. Results indicated loss of aileron rolling power for deflections ranging from -12 Degrees to -19 Degrees. High stick forces for non-differential deflections incurred at high speed, which were due to overbalancing tendency of up-moving aileron, may precipitate serious control difficulties. Detailed results are presented graphically.
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The Effect of Compressibility on the Growth of the Laminar Boundary Layer on Low-Drag Wings and Bodies

The Effect of Compressibility on the Growth of the Laminar Boundary Layer on Low-Drag Wings and Bodies

Date: January 1, 1943
Creator: Allen, H. Julian & Nitzberg, Gerald E.
Description: The development of the laminar boundary layer in a compressible fluid is considered. Formulas are given for determining the boundary-layer thickness and the ratio of the boundary-layer Reynolds number to the body Reynolds number for airfoils and bodies of revolution. It i s shown that the effect of compressibility will profoundly alter the Reynolds number corresponding to the upper limit of the range of the low-drag coefficients . The available data indicate that for low-drag and high critical compressibility speed airfoils and bodies of revolution, this effect is favorable.
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Effect of Compressibility on the Pressure and Forces Acting on a Modified NACA 65,3-019 Airfoil Having a 0.20-Chord Flap

Effect of Compressibility on the Pressure and Forces Acting on a Modified NACA 65,3-019 Airfoil Having a 0.20-Chord Flap

Date: January 1, 1946
Creator: Lindsey, W F
Description: An investigation has been conducted in the Langley rectangular high-speed tunnel to determine the effect of compressibility on the pressure distribution for a modified NACA 65,3-019 airfoil having a 0.20-chord flap. The investigation was made for an angle-of-attack range extending from -2 to 12 deg at .20 flap deflections from 0 to -12 deg. Test data were obtained for Mach numbers from 0.28 to approximately 0.74. The results show that the effectiveness of the trailing-edge-type control surface rapidly decreased and approached zero as the Mach number increased above the critical value.
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Effect of Helicopter Performance of Modifications in Profile-Drag Characteristics of Rotor-Blade Airfoil Sections

Effect of Helicopter Performance of Modifications in Profile-Drag Characteristics of Rotor-Blade Airfoil Sections

Date: August 1, 1944
Creator: Gustafson, F.B.
Description: Rough conventional, smooth conventional, and laminar-flow or low-drag sections were tested. The items covered are rotor thrust for fixed power in hovering, range and endurance at cruising speed, and power required at high-forward speed. Calculations indicated that a smooth conventional section gives marked performance gains. Smaller gains are obtainable by using a low-drag section. At high speeds or loads the low-drag section is inferior to the smooth conventional section.
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The Effect of Inlet Pressure and Temperature on the Efficiency of a Single Stage Impulse Turbine Having an 11.0-Inch Pitch-Line Diameter Wheel

The Effect of Inlet Pressure and Temperature on the Efficiency of a Single Stage Impulse Turbine Having an 11.0-Inch Pitch-Line Diameter Wheel

Date: June 1, 1945
Creator: Gabriel, David S.; Carmen, Robert L. & Trautwein, Elmer E
Description: Efficiency tests have been conducted on a single-stage impulse engine having an 11-inch pitch-line diameter wheel with inserted buckets and a fabricated nozzle diaphragm. The tests were made to determine the effect of inlet pressure, Inlet temperature, speed, and pressure ratio on the turbine efficiency. An analysis is presented that relates the effect of inlet pressure and temperature to the Reynolds number of the flow. The agreement between the analysis and the experimental data indicates that the changes in turbine efficiency with Inlet pressure and temperature may be principally a Reynolds number effect.
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Effect of leakage past aileron nose on aerodynamic characteristics of plain and internally balanced ailerons on NACA 66(215)-216, a = 1.0 airfoil

Effect of leakage past aileron nose on aerodynamic characteristics of plain and internally balanced ailerons on NACA 66(215)-216, a = 1.0 airfoil

Date: July 1, 1945
Creator: Bird, J D
Description: None
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Effect of the lift coefficient on propeller flutter

Effect of the lift coefficient on propeller flutter

Date: July 1, 1945
Creator: Regier, Arthur A
Description: None
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Effect of tilt of the propeller axis on the longitudinal-stability characteristics of single-engine airplanes

Effect of tilt of the propeller axis on the longitudinal-stability characteristics of single-engine airplanes

Date: January 1, 1944
Creator: Delany, Noel K
Description: None
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The effect of trailing-edge extension flaps on propeller characteristics

The effect of trailing-edge extension flaps on propeller characteristics

Date: January 1, 1945
Creator: Crigler, John L
Description: None
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The effect of wall interference upon the aerodynamic characteristics of an airfoil spanning a closed-throat circular wind tunnel

The effect of wall interference upon the aerodynamic characteristics of an airfoil spanning a closed-throat circular wind tunnel

Date: January 1, 1946
Creator: Graham, Donald J
Description: None
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