Applying the results of experiments on small models in the wind tunnel to the calculation of full-sized aircraft

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This report presents the attempt to develop a law which will permit the use of results obtained on small models in a tunnel for the calculation of full-sized airplanes, or if it exists, a law of similitude relating air forces on a full-sized plane to those on a reduced scale model.

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ROBERT April 1922.

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  • Main Title: Applying the results of experiments on small models in the wind tunnel to the calculation of full-sized aircraft
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Memorandums

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This report presents the attempt to develop a law which will permit the use of results obtained on small models in a tunnel for the calculation of full-sized airplanes, or if it exists, a law of similitude relating air forces on a full-sized plane to those on a reduced scale model.

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  • Congres International de la Navigation Aerienne (1st : 1921 : Paris, France)

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  • : 93R10654
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930081364 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-84
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930081364
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc54277

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  • April 1922

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ROBERT. Applying the results of experiments on small models in the wind tunnel to the calculation of full-sized aircraft, report, April 1922; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc54277/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.