Measurements of aileron effectiveness of Bell X-1 airplane up to a Mach number of 0.82

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From Summary: "Abrupt, rudder-fixed aileron rolls have been made with the Bell X-1 airplane having a 10-percent-thick wing in glides to a Mach number of 0.82 at about 30,000 feet pressure altitude. Aileron movements were between one-fourth and one-half of full deflection. These aileron rolls indicate that Mach number has little effect on the aileron effectiveness up to a Mach number of 0.82."

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Drake, Hubert M. June 20, 1949.

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  • Main Title: Measurements of aileron effectiveness of Bell X-1 airplane up to a Mach number of 0.82
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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From Summary: "Abrupt, rudder-fixed aileron rolls have been made with the Bell X-1 airplane having a 10-percent-thick wing in glides to a Mach number of 0.82 at about 30,000 feet pressure altitude. Aileron movements were between one-fourth and one-half of full deflection. These aileron rolls indicate that Mach number has little effect on the aileron effectiveness up to a Mach number of 0.82."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R15155
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930085865 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-L9D13
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930085865
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc58212

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  • June 20, 1949

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Drake, Hubert M. Measurements of aileron effectiveness of Bell X-1 airplane up to a Mach number of 0.82, report, June 20, 1949; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc58212/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.