Damping in roll of rocket-powered test vehicles having swept, tapered wings of low aspect ratio

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From Summary: "Flight tests of rocket-powered models have been conducted to determine the damping in roll of a group of swept, tapered wings designed for flight in the transonic speed region. The Mach number range of these tests was from approximately 0.7 to 1.4. The experimental damping in roll for all configurations was less than predicted by linearized theory throughout the Mach umber range of these tests. The only wing in this group that experienced an appreciable transonic lateral trim change was the one with a 7-percent-thick circular-arc airfoil section."

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Sanders, E. Claude, Jr. & Edmondson, James L. October 8, 1951.

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  • Main Title: Damping in roll of rocket-powered test vehicles having swept, tapered wings of low aspect ratio
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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From Summary: "Flight tests of rocket-powered models have been conducted to determine the damping in roll of a group of swept, tapered wings designed for flight in the transonic speed region. The Mach number range of these tests was from approximately 0.7 to 1.4. The experimental damping in roll for all configurations was less than predicted by linearized theory throughout the Mach umber range of these tests. The only wing in this group that experienced an appreciable transonic lateral trim change was the one with a 7-percent-thick circular-arc airfoil section."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R16077
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930086787 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-L51G06
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930086787
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc58967

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  • October 8, 1951

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Sanders, E. Claude, Jr. & Edmondson, James L. Damping in roll of rocket-powered test vehicles having swept, tapered wings of low aspect ratio, report, October 8, 1951; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc58967/: accessed May 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.