A transonic wind-tunnel investigation of the longitudinal stability and control characteristics of a 0.09-scale model of the Bell X-5 research airplane and comparison with flight

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Report presenting an investigation conducted in the 8-foot transonic tunnel to determine the longitudinal stability and control characteristics of a 0.09-scale model of the Bell X-5 research airplane. Lift, drag, pitching-moment, elevator hinge-moment, and pressure-distribution results are presented for a range of Mach and Reynolds numbers. Results regarding lift and drag characteristics, longitudinal stability and control characteristics, dynamic-response characteristics, elevator hinge-moment characteristics, and mass-flow characteristics and pressure distributions are provided.

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65 p. : ill.

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Bielat, Ralph P. & Campbell, George S. October 28, 1953.

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  • Main Title: A transonic wind-tunnel investigation of the longitudinal stability and control characteristics of a 0.09-scale model of the Bell X-5 research airplane and comparison with flight
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Report presenting an investigation conducted in the 8-foot transonic tunnel to determine the longitudinal stability and control characteristics of a 0.09-scale model of the Bell X-5 research airplane. Lift, drag, pitching-moment, elevator hinge-moment, and pressure-distribution results are presented for a range of Mach and Reynolds numbers. Results regarding lift and drag characteristics, longitudinal stability and control characteristics, dynamic-response characteristics, elevator hinge-moment characteristics, and mass-flow characteristics and pressure distributions are provided.

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65 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R17014
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930087724 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-L53H18
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930087724
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc59718

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  • October 28, 1953

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Bielat, Ralph P. & Campbell, George S. A transonic wind-tunnel investigation of the longitudinal stability and control characteristics of a 0.09-scale model of the Bell X-5 research airplane and comparison with flight, report, October 28, 1953; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc59718/: accessed December 9, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.