Methods used in the NACA tank for the investigation of the longitudinal-stability characteristics of models of flying boats

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Report presents the results of tests of longitudinal stability characteristics of models of several flying boats conducted in the NACA Tank No. 1. These investigations were made for the purpose of (1) determining suitable methods for evaluating the stability characteristics of models of flying boats, and (2) determining the design parameters which have an important effect on the porpoising. This report is mainly concerned with the construction of suitable models, the apparatus, and methods used in the tests. The effect of changes in some design parameters is discussed.

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Olson, Roland E & Land, Norman S January 1, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Methods used in the NACA tank for the investigation of the longitudinal-stability characteristics of models of flying boats
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Reports

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Report presents the results of tests of longitudinal stability characteristics of models of several flying boats conducted in the NACA Tank No. 1. These investigations were made for the purpose of (1) determining suitable methods for evaluating the stability characteristics of models of flying boats, and (2) determining the design parameters which have an important effect on the porpoising. This report is mainly concerned with the construction of suitable models, the apparatus, and methods used in the tests. The effect of changes in some design parameters is discussed.

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  • : 93R21122
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091832 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-753
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091832
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc60017

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  • January 1, 1943

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Olson, Roland E & Land, Norman S. Methods used in the NACA tank for the investigation of the longitudinal-stability characteristics of models of flying boats, report, January 1, 1943; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc60017/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.