Wind-tunnel investigation of plain ailerons for a wing with a full-span flap consisting of an inboard Fowler and an outboard retractable split flap

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Report presenting an investigation in the 7- by 10-foot wind tunnel of three plain ailerons on an NACA 23012 wing with full-span combinations of Fowler and split-type flaps. Static rolling, yawing, and hinge moments were determined and are presented for several angles of attack and flap deflection. The results indicated that a plain sealed aileron with internal balance will provide lateral control for airplanes equipped with full-span combinations of slotted and split-type flaps.

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[21] p. : ill.

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Harris, Thomas A. & Purser, Paul E. March 1941.

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Report presenting an investigation in the 7- by 10-foot wind tunnel of three plain ailerons on an NACA 23012 wing with full-span combinations of Fowler and split-type flaps. Static rolling, yawing, and hinge moments were determined and are presented for several angles of attack and flap deflection. The results indicated that a plain sealed aileron with internal balance will provide lateral control for airplanes equipped with full-span combinations of slotted and split-type flaps.

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[21] p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R22105
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930092815 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-WR-L-317
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930092815
  • Report No.: NACA-ACR
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc61435

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Harris, Thomas A. & Purser, Paul E. Wind-tunnel investigation of plain ailerons for a wing with a full-span flap consisting of an inboard Fowler and an outboard retractable split flap, report, March 1941; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc61435/: accessed May 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.