Flight investigation of the effects of horizontal-tail height, moment of inertia, and control effectiveness on the pitch-up characteristics of a 35 degree swept-wing fighter airplane at high subsonic speeds

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Report presenting a flight investigation conducted on a 35 degree swept-wing fighter airplane with two different horizontal-tail heights. The longitudinal stability and buffet characteristics were compared for the two configurations. Results regarding longitudinal stability, buffet, and pitch-up intensity are provided.

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24 p. : ill.

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McFadden, Norman M. & Heinle, Donovan R. January 18, 1954.

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  • Main Title: Flight investigation of the effects of horizontal-tail height, moment of inertia, and control effectiveness on the pitch-up characteristics of a 35 degree swept-wing fighter airplane at high subsonic speeds
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Report presenting a flight investigation conducted on a 35 degree swept-wing fighter airplane with two different horizontal-tail heights. The longitudinal stability and buffet characteristics were compared for the two configurations. Results regarding longitudinal stability, buffet, and pitch-up intensity are provided.

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24 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R17571
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930088281 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-A54F21
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930088281
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc60573

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  • January 18, 1954

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McFadden, Norman M. & Heinle, Donovan R. Flight investigation of the effects of horizontal-tail height, moment of inertia, and control effectiveness on the pitch-up characteristics of a 35 degree swept-wing fighter airplane at high subsonic speeds, report, January 18, 1954; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc60573/: accessed December 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.