Longitudinal Flight Characteristics of the Bell X-5 Research Airplane at 59 Degree Sweepback With Modified Wing Roots

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"In an attempt to improve the longitudinal stability characteristics of the Bell X-5 research airplane at 59 degrees sweepback, the wing-root leading edge was modified by replacing the original 52.5 degrees sweptback leading-edge fillets with rounded leading-edge fillets. The data obtained show that the longitudinal stability characteristics, as well as the buffet and drag characteristics, were unaffected by the modification" (p. 1).

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Martin, James A. August 10, 1953.

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  • Main Title: Longitudinal Flight Characteristics of the Bell X-5 Research Airplane at 59 Degree Sweepback With Modified Wing Roots
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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"In an attempt to improve the longitudinal stability characteristics of the Bell X-5 research airplane at 59 degrees sweepback, the wing-root leading edge was modified by replacing the original 52.5 degrees sweptback leading-edge fillets with rounded leading-edge fillets. The data obtained show that the longitudinal stability characteristics, as well as the buffet and drag characteristics, were unaffected by the modification" (p. 1).

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25 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R16939
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930087649 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-L53E28
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930087649
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc59659

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  • August 10, 1953

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Martin, James A. Longitudinal Flight Characteristics of the Bell X-5 Research Airplane at 59 Degree Sweepback With Modified Wing Roots, report, August 10, 1953; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc59659/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.