Correlation of Buffet Boundaries Predicted From Wind-Tunnel Tests With Those Measured During Flight Tests on the F8F-1 and X-1 Airplanes -Transonic-Bump Method

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Memorandum presenting testing of semispan wing-fuselage models of the F8F-1 and X-1 airplanes in the 16-foot high-speed wind tunnel utilizing the transonic-bump method. The variations of lift coefficient with angle of attack and Mach number and pitching-moment coefficient with lift coefficient at various Mach numbers are presented for the models. The buffet boundaries were found to be in reasonable agreement with those determined from flight tests of full-scale airplanes.

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Martin, Andrew & Reed, James F. December 24, 1952.

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  • Main Title: Correlation of Buffet Boundaries Predicted From Wind-Tunnel Tests With Those Measured During Flight Tests on the F8F-1 and X-1 Airplanes -Transonic-Bump Method
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Memorandum presenting testing of semispan wing-fuselage models of the F8F-1 and X-1 airplanes in the 16-foot high-speed wind tunnel utilizing the transonic-bump method. The variations of lift coefficient with angle of attack and Mach number and pitching-moment coefficient with lift coefficient at various Mach numbers are presented for the models. The buffet boundaries were found to be in reasonable agreement with those determined from flight tests of full-scale airplanes.

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22 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R16795
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930087505 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-A52J17
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc59552

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Martin, Andrew & Reed, James F. Correlation of Buffet Boundaries Predicted From Wind-Tunnel Tests With Those Measured During Flight Tests on the F8F-1 and X-1 Airplanes -Transonic-Bump Method, report, December 24, 1952; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc59552/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.