Wind tunnel research comparing lateral control devices, particularly at high angles of attack 11: various floating tip ailerons on both rectangular and tapered wings

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Discussed here are a series of systematic tests being conducted to compare different lateral control devices with particular reference to their effectiveness at high angles of attack. The present tests were made with six different forms of floating tip ailerons of symmetrical section. The tests showed the effect of the various ailerons on the general performance characteristics of the wing, and on the lateral controllability and stability characteristics. In addition, the hinge moments were measured for the most interesting cases.

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[36] p. : ill.

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Weick, Fred E. & Harris, Thomas A. May 1933.

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  • Main Title: Wind tunnel research comparing lateral control devices, particularly at high angles of attack 11: various floating tip ailerons on both rectangular and tapered wings
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Notes

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Discussed here are a series of systematic tests being conducted to compare different lateral control devices with particular reference to their effectiveness at high angles of attack. The present tests were made with six different forms of floating tip ailerons of symmetrical section. The tests showed the effect of the various ailerons on the general performance characteristics of the wing, and on the lateral controllability and stability characteristics. In addition, the hinge moments were measured for the most interesting cases.

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[36] p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R10603
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930081313 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-458
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930081313
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc54199

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Weick, Fred E. & Harris, Thomas A. Wind tunnel research comparing lateral control devices, particularly at high angles of attack 11: various floating tip ailerons on both rectangular and tapered wings, report, May 1933; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc54199/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.