Effect of a deflectable wing-tip control on the low-speed lateral and longitudinal characteristics of a large-scale wing with the leading edge swept back 47.5 degrees

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Report presenting an investigation of the effect of a 20-percent-semispan deflectable wing-tip control on the low-speed lateral and longitudinal characteristics of a wing with the leading edge swept back 47.5 degrees, an aspect ratio of 3.5, and circular-arc-airfoil sections. The results indicate that the 20-percent-semispan wing-tip control should provide adequate lateral control over the angle-of-attack range investigated. Results regarding the effect of tip control on lateral characteristics and effect of wing-tip-control deflection on longitudinal characteristics are provided.

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41 p. : ill.

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Lange, Roy H. & Fink, Marvin P. April 26, 1951.

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  • Main Title: Effect of a deflectable wing-tip control on the low-speed lateral and longitudinal characteristics of a large-scale wing with the leading edge swept back 47.5 degrees
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Report presenting an investigation of the effect of a 20-percent-semispan deflectable wing-tip control on the low-speed lateral and longitudinal characteristics of a wing with the leading edge swept back 47.5 degrees, an aspect ratio of 3.5, and circular-arc-airfoil sections. The results indicate that the 20-percent-semispan wing-tip control should provide adequate lateral control over the angle-of-attack range investigated. Results regarding the effect of tip control on lateral characteristics and effect of wing-tip-control deflection on longitudinal characteristics are provided.

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41 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R15906
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930086616 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-L51C07
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930086616
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc58817

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  • April 26, 1951

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Lange, Roy H. & Fink, Marvin P. Effect of a deflectable wing-tip control on the low-speed lateral and longitudinal characteristics of a large-scale wing with the leading edge swept back 47.5 degrees, report, April 26, 1951; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc58817/: accessed December 9, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.