Drag measurements in flight on the 10-percent-thick and 8-percent-thick wing X-1 airplanes

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Report presenting drag measurements made on a 10-percent-thick wing and 8-percent-thick tail and a 8-percent-thick wing, 6-percent-thick tail version of the X-1 airplane at a variety of Mach numbers. The drag of the thicker wing was found to be much higher than that of the thinner wing. The fuselage was found to cause interference with the wing of both models, making the separation of wing and fuselage drag difficult to determine.

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Gardner, John J. November 19, 1948.

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  • Main Title: Drag measurements in flight on the 10-percent-thick and 8-percent-thick wing X-1 airplanes
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Report presenting drag measurements made on a 10-percent-thick wing and 8-percent-thick tail and a 8-percent-thick wing, 6-percent-thick tail version of the X-1 airplane at a variety of Mach numbers. The drag of the thicker wing was found to be much higher than that of the thinner wing. The fuselage was found to cause interference with the wing of both models, making the separation of wing and fuselage drag difficult to determine.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R14835
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930085545 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-L8K05
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930085545
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc57962

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  • November 19, 1948

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Gardner, John J. Drag measurements in flight on the 10-percent-thick and 8-percent-thick wing X-1 airplanes, report, November 19, 1948; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc57962/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.