Investigation at transonic speeds of a forward-located underslung air inlet on a body of revolution

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Report presenting an investigation in the transonic tunnel to determine the flow phenomena, pressure recovery, and external drag of a forward-located underslung air scoop mounted on a basic body of revolution with fineness ratio 11, which when cut off to provide an exit for the internal flow had a fineness ratio of 8. Results regarding the surface pressure distributions, drag, lift and pitching moment, and flow into the inlet on the modified model are provided.

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Pierpont, P. Kenneth & Braden, John A. January 29, 1953.

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  • Main Title: Investigation at transonic speeds of a forward-located underslung air inlet on a body of revolution
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Report presenting an investigation in the transonic tunnel to determine the flow phenomena, pressure recovery, and external drag of a forward-located underslung air scoop mounted on a basic body of revolution with fineness ratio 11, which when cut off to provide an exit for the internal flow had a fineness ratio of 8. Results regarding the surface pressure distributions, drag, lift and pitching moment, and flow into the inlet on the modified model are provided.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R16752
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930087462 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-L52K17
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930087462
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc59515

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  • January 29, 1953

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Pierpont, P. Kenneth & Braden, John A. Investigation at transonic speeds of a forward-located underslung air inlet on a body of revolution, report, January 29, 1953; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc59515/: accessed June 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.