Steady properly-banked turns of turbojet-propelled airplanes

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The problem of a jet-propelled airplane held in a steady turn is treated both in the very general case and also in the particular case when the polar curve can be approximated by a parabola. Once the general solution has been obtained, some typical maneuvers are next studied such as, the turn of maximum bank, of maximum angular velocity, and of minimum radius of curvature. After a brief comparison is made between the turning characteristics of conventional airplanes and jet airplanes, and after the effect of compressibility upon the turn is examined, the effects of the salient aerodynamic and structural ... continued below

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Miele, Angelo March 1, 1955.

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The problem of a jet-propelled airplane held in a steady turn is treated both in the very general case and also in the particular case when the polar curve can be approximated by a parabola. Once the general solution has been obtained, some typical maneuvers are next studied such as, the turn of maximum bank, of maximum angular velocity, and of minimum radius of curvature. After a brief comparison is made between the turning characteristics of conventional airplanes and jet airplanes, and after the effect of compressibility upon the turn is examined, the effects of the salient aerodynamic and structural parameters upon the behavior of the plane in curvilinear flight are summarized in the conclusions.

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  • : 93R23173
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930093848 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-1382
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930093848
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc62886

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  • March 1, 1955

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Miele, Angelo. Steady properly-banked turns of turbojet-propelled airplanes, report, March 1, 1955; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc62886/: accessed December 10, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.