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- Main Title The Effect of Weight and Drag on the Sinking Speed and Lift/Drag Ratio of Gliders
- Series Title NACA Technical Memorandums
Author: Kosin, R.Creator Type: Personal
Originator: United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.Contributor Type: Organization
Originator: LuftfahrtforschungContributor Type: Organization
- Creation: 1934-12
- Content Description: The most important factors in evaluating performance of gliders are minimum sinking speed and minimum gliding angle. To assure their optimum value the energy necessary for flight, that is, the energy of lift and friction must be kept very low, or in other words, weight and total drag which have a decisive effect on the sinking speed and on the gliding angle, must be kept to a minimum. How great the effect of a reduction of these two quantities will be shown in the following.
- Physical Description:  p.
- Keyword: gliders
- Keyword: aircraft performance
Name: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics CollectionCode: NACA
Name: Technical Report Archive and Image LibraryCode: TRAIL
Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents DepartmentCode: UNTGD
- Rights Access: public
- Rights License: pd
- Rights Statement: No Copyright, Unclassified, Unlimited, Publicly available
- Accession or Local Control No: 93R23578
- URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930094658
- Report No.: NACA-TM-759
- Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930094658
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc63468