Horizontal tail loads in maneuvering flight

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A method is given for determining the horizontal tail loads in maneuvering flight. The method is based upon the assignment of a load-factor variation with time and the determination of a minimum time to reach peak load factor. The tail load is separated into various components. Examination of these components indicated that one of the components was so small that it could be neglected for most conventional airplanes; therefore, the number of aerodynamic parameters needed in this computation of tail loads was reduced to a minimum. In order to illustrate the method, as well as to show the effect of ... continued below

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Pearson, Henry A; Mcgowan, William A & Donegan, James J January 1, 1951.

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A method is given for determining the horizontal tail loads in maneuvering flight. The method is based upon the assignment of a load-factor variation with time and the determination of a minimum time to reach peak load factor. The tail load is separated into various components. Examination of these components indicated that one of the components was so small that it could be neglected for most conventional airplanes; therefore, the number of aerodynamic parameters needed in this computation of tail loads was reduced to a minimum. In order to illustrate the method, as well as to show the effect of the main variables, a number of examples are given. Some discussion is given regarding the determination of maximum tail loads, maximum pitching accelerations, and maximum pitching velocities obtainable.

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  • : 93R21354
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930092064 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-1007
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930092064
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc60347

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  • January 1, 1951

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Pearson, Henry A; Mcgowan, William A & Donegan, James J. Horizontal tail loads in maneuvering flight, report, January 1, 1951; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc60347/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.