Wind-tunnel investigation of ailerons on a low-drag airfoil 1: The effect of aileron profile

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Report presenting an investigation in the 7- by 10-foot wind tunnel of the effects of various modifications to the profile of a 0.20-chord plain sealed aileron and a 0.15-chord plain sealed aileron on an NACA 66,2-216 airfoil. Thickening of the aileron was found to reduce the aileron effectiveness, reduce the slope of the wing section lift curve, and reduce the hinge-moment coefficients. Results regarding the section data, aileron effectiveness, aileron hinge moments, lift, pitching moment, drag, and Reynolds number are provided.

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[63] p. : ill.

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Crane, Robert M. & Holtzclaw, Ralph W. January 1944.

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Report presenting an investigation in the 7- by 10-foot wind tunnel of the effects of various modifications to the profile of a 0.20-chord plain sealed aileron and a 0.15-chord plain sealed aileron on an NACA 66,2-216 airfoil. Thickening of the aileron was found to reduce the aileron effectiveness, reduce the slope of the wing section lift curve, and reduce the hinge-moment coefficients. Results regarding the section data, aileron effectiveness, aileron hinge moments, lift, pitching moment, drag, and Reynolds number are provided.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R22854
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930093564 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-WR-A-55
  • Report No.: NACA-ACR-4A14
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930093564
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc62496

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Crane, Robert M. & Holtzclaw, Ralph W. Wind-tunnel investigation of ailerons on a low-drag airfoil 1: The effect of aileron profile, report, January 1944; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc62496/: accessed July 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.