The Effect of Split Trailing-Edge Wing Flaps on the Aerodynamic Characteristics of a Parasol Monoplane

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"This paper presents the results of tests conducted in the N.A.C.A. full-scale wind tunnel on a Fairchild F-22 airplane equipped with a special wing having split trailing-edge flaps. The flaps extended over the outer 90 percent of the wing span, and were of the fixed-hinge type having a width equal to 20 percent of the wing chord. The results show that with a flap setting of 59 degrees the maximum lift of the wing was increased 42 percent, and that the flaps increased the range of available gliding angles from 2.7 degrees to 7.0 degrees" (p. 1).

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[16] p. : ill.

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Wallace, Rudolf N. November 1933.

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  • Main Title: The Effect of Split Trailing-Edge Wing Flaps on the Aerodynamic Characteristics of a Parasol Monoplane
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Notes

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"This paper presents the results of tests conducted in the N.A.C.A. full-scale wind tunnel on a Fairchild F-22 airplane equipped with a special wing having split trailing-edge flaps. The flaps extended over the outer 90 percent of the wing span, and were of the fixed-hinge type having a width equal to 20 percent of the wing chord. The results show that with a flap setting of 59 degrees the maximum lift of the wing was increased 42 percent, and that the flaps increased the range of available gliding angles from 2.7 degrees to 7.0 degrees" (p. 1).

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[16] p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R10595
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930081305 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-475
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930081305
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc54191

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Wallace, Rudolf N. The Effect of Split Trailing-Edge Wing Flaps on the Aerodynamic Characteristics of a Parasol Monoplane, report, November 1933; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc54191/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.