Lift and Drag of the Bell X-5 Research Airplane in the 45 Degree Sweptback Configuration at Transonic Speeds

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Memorandum presenting a flight investigation of the Bell X-5 variable-sweep research airplane in the 45 degree wing sweptback configuration over a range of Mach numbers. Lift and drag values are presented and a comparison is made with data obtained with a wing sweepback of 59 degrees.

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23 p. : ill.

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Nugent, Jack July 11, 1956.

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  • Main Title: Lift and Drag of the Bell X-5 Research Airplane in the 45 Degree Sweptback Configuration at Transonic Speeds
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Memorandum presenting a flight investigation of the Bell X-5 variable-sweep research airplane in the 45 degree wing sweptback configuration over a range of Mach numbers. Lift and drag values are presented and a comparison is made with data obtained with a wing sweepback of 59 degrees.

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23 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R18694
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930089404 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-H56E02
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930089404
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc62772

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  • July 11, 1956

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Nugent, Jack. Lift and Drag of the Bell X-5 Research Airplane in the 45 Degree Sweptback Configuration at Transonic Speeds, report, July 11, 1956; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc62772/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.