Free-flight-tunnel investigation of the low-speed stability and control characteristics of a model having a fuselage of relatively flat cross section

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Report presenting an experimental investigation in the free-flight tunnel to determine the low-speed stability and control characteristics of a model with a fuselage of relatively flat cross section. The model was found to exhibit an erratic behavior in pitch and yaw, which appeared to be due to random trim changes associated with the flow from the forward portion of the flat fuselage. Results regarding the longitudinal stability and control characteristics and lateral stability and control characteristics are provided.

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30 p. : ill.

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Paulson, John W. & Johnson, Joseph L., Jr. February 24, 1953.

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  • Main Title: Free-flight-tunnel investigation of the low-speed stability and control characteristics of a model having a fuselage of relatively flat cross section
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Report presenting an experimental investigation in the free-flight tunnel to determine the low-speed stability and control characteristics of a model with a fuselage of relatively flat cross section. The model was found to exhibit an erratic behavior in pitch and yaw, which appeared to be due to random trim changes associated with the flow from the forward portion of the flat fuselage. Results regarding the longitudinal stability and control characteristics and lateral stability and control characteristics are provided.

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30 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R16781
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930087491 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-L52L22
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930087491
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc59539

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  • February 24, 1953

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Paulson, John W. & Johnson, Joseph L., Jr. Free-flight-tunnel investigation of the low-speed stability and control characteristics of a model having a fuselage of relatively flat cross section, report, February 24, 1953; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc59539/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.