Wind-tunnel investigation at low speed of a wing swept-back 63 degrees and twisted and cambered for a uniform load at a lift coefficient of 0.5

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Report discusses the results of testing to determine the low-speed longitudinal stability characteristics and spanwise distribution of load of a wing model with the leading edge swept back 63 degrees, an aspect ratio of 3.5, and a large amount of twist and camber. The results are compared to tests of a model of an untwisted and uncambered wing of identical plan form. Measurements of force, pressure-distribution, and comparison of theoretical and experimental span loading are described.

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Weiberg, James A. & Carel, Hubert C. May 9, 1950.

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  • Main Title: Wind-tunnel investigation at low speed of a wing swept-back 63 degrees and twisted and cambered for a uniform load at a lift coefficient of 0.5
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Report discusses the results of testing to determine the low-speed longitudinal stability characteristics and spanwise distribution of load of a wing model with the leading edge swept back 63 degrees, an aspect ratio of 3.5, and a large amount of twist and camber. The results are compared to tests of a model of an untwisted and uncambered wing of identical plan form. Measurements of force, pressure-distribution, and comparison of theoretical and experimental span loading are described.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R15473
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930086183 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-A50A23
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930086183
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc58464

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Weiberg, James A. & Carel, Hubert C. Wind-tunnel investigation at low speed of a wing swept-back 63 degrees and twisted and cambered for a uniform load at a lift coefficient of 0.5, report, May 9, 1950; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc58464/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.