The 5- by 7-meter wind tunnel of the DVL

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The report contains a description of the DVL wind tunnel. According to the cones fixed, an elliptical stream with axes 5 by 7 meters and length 9 meters, or a stream 6 by 8 meters in cross section and 11 meters in length is available. The top speed with the smaller cone is 65 meters per second. The testing equipment consists of an automatic six-component balance and a test rig for propellers and engines up to 650 horsepower.

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15 p. : ill.

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Kramer, M October 3, 1936.

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The report contains a description of the DVL wind tunnel. According to the cones fixed, an elliptical stream with axes 5 by 7 meters and length 9 meters, or a stream 6 by 8 meters in cross section and 11 meters in length is available. The top speed with the smaller cone is 65 meters per second. The testing equipment consists of an automatic six-component balance and a test rig for propellers and engines up to 650 horsepower.

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15 p. : ill.

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  • : 93R23549
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930094629 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-788
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930094629
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc63426

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The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was a U.S. federal agency founded on March 3, 1915 to undertake, promote, and institutionalize aeronautical research. On October 1, 1958 the agency was dissolved, and its assets and personnel transferred to the newly created National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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  • October 3, 1936

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Kramer, M. The 5- by 7-meter wind tunnel of the DVL, report, October 3, 1936; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc63426/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.