Experiments on the resistance of airplane wheels and radiators

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Experiments were made on the resistance of four airplane wheels of different sizes and coverings and two Lamblin radiators. The results show the important influence of the wheel coverings. The closing of a shutter, which was fitted to one of the radiators, considerably lessened the resistance.

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Creator: Unknown. July 1924.

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Experiments were made on the resistance of four airplane wheels of different sizes and coverings and two Lamblin radiators. The results show the important influence of the wheel coverings. The closing of a shutter, which was fitted to one of the radiators, considerably lessened the resistance.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930086406 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-269
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930086406
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc277408

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Experiments on the resistance of airplane wheels and radiators, report, July 1924; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277408/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.