The drag of airships : drag of bare hulls II

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The extension of wind tunnel tests of models of airship hulls to full scale requires an extension from a VL of the order of less than 500 sq.ft./sec., to that of 80000 sq.ft./sec., where V = air speed, feet per second, L = length in feel of the particular form of hull. The reason for this research was to furnish the airship designer with a method for finding the VL curve of any conventional type of hull, using data obtained from actual performance of airships flown prior to 1926.

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Havill, Clinton H October 1, 1926.

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The extension of wind tunnel tests of models of airship hulls to full scale requires an extension from a VL of the order of less than 500 sq.ft./sec., to that of 80000 sq.ft./sec., where V = air speed, feet per second, L = length in feel of the particular form of hull. The reason for this research was to furnish the airship designer with a method for finding the VL curve of any conventional type of hull, using data obtained from actual performance of airships flown prior to 1926.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930081062 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-248
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930081062
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc53953

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  • October 1, 1926

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Havill, Clinton H. The drag of airships : drag of bare hulls II, report, October 1, 1926; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53953/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.