A study of curvilinear flight

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When an airplane describes a curve it takes a certain time for it to turn from level to inclined position and then back to level again. In the following, we express the motion about the horizontal axis as "roll" or "bank" and the motion perpendicular to the vertical axis, i.e., the actual curve, as "turn." Equations and tables provide results on various aspects of turns, control settings, acceleration, inertia moments, and angular velocity.

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Kruse, Helmuth April 1, 1931.

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When an airplane describes a curve it takes a certain time for it to turn from level to inclined position and then back to level again. In the following, we express the motion about the horizontal axis as "roll" or "bank" and the motion perpendicular to the vertical axis, i.e., the actual curve, as "turn." Equations and tables provide results on various aspects of turns, control settings, acceleration, inertia moments, and angular velocity.

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  • : 93R23721
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930094801 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-615
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930094801
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc277406

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  • April 1, 1931

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Kruse, Helmuth. A study of curvilinear flight, report, April 1, 1931; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277406/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.