Analysis of means of improving the uncontrolled lateral motions of personal airplanes

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From Summary: "A theoretical analysis has been made of means of improving the uncontrolled motions of personal airplanes. The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether such airplanes could be made to fly uncontrolled for an indefinite period of time without getting into dangerous attitudes and for a reasonable period of time (1 to 3 min) without deviating excessively from their original course. The results of this analysis indicated that the uncontrolled motions of a personal airplane could be made safe as regards spiral tendencies and could be greatly improved as regards maintenance of course without resort to an ... continued below

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9 p. : ill.

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Mckinney, Marion O , Jr January 1, 1951.

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  • Main Title: Analysis of means of improving the uncontrolled lateral motions of personal airplanes
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Reports

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From Summary: "A theoretical analysis has been made of means of improving the uncontrolled motions of personal airplanes. The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether such airplanes could be made to fly uncontrolled for an indefinite period of time without getting into dangerous attitudes and for a reasonable period of time (1 to 3 min) without deviating excessively from their original course. The results of this analysis indicated that the uncontrolled motions of a personal airplane could be made safe as regards spiral tendencies and could be greatly improved as regards maintenance of course without resort to an autopilot."

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  • : 93R21378
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930092088 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-1035
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930092088
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc60378

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  • January 1, 1951

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Mckinney, Marion O , Jr. Analysis of means of improving the uncontrolled lateral motions of personal airplanes, report, January 1, 1951; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc60378/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.