An investigation of 0.15-chord ailerons on a low-drag tapered wing at high speeds

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Report presenting testing of 0.15-wing-chord, internally balanced ailerons on a low-drag tapered wing at Mach numbers up to 0.75. Both a normal-profile and beveled trailing-edge aileron were tested without a seal and with a partial seal. Results regarding variation of lift, static characteristics of the ailerons, aileron control characteristics, pitching moment induced by ailerons, balance pressures, and pressure distributions are provided.

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Laitone, Edmund V. September 1944.

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Report presenting testing of 0.15-wing-chord, internally balanced ailerons on a low-drag tapered wing at Mach numbers up to 0.75. Both a normal-profile and beveled trailing-edge aileron were tested without a seal and with a partial seal. Results regarding variation of lift, static characteristics of the ailerons, aileron control characteristics, pitching moment induced by ailerons, balance pressures, and pressure distributions are provided.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R22848
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930093558 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-WR-A-24
  • Report No.: NACA-ACR-4I25
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930093558
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc62490

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  • September 1944

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Laitone, Edmund V. An investigation of 0.15-chord ailerons on a low-drag tapered wing at high speeds, report, September 1944; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc62490/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.