Exploratory investigation at high and low subsonic Mach numbers of two experimental 6-percent-thick airfoil sections designed to have high maximum lift coefficients

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Report presenting an investigation to determine if thin airfoils with increased values of low-speed maximum lift coefficient but also retain the basic advantages of thin sections at high Mach numbers can be developed. Several experimental thin airfoil sections were developed from an analysis of airfoil data and two of them were investigated at high and low subsonic Mach numbers. Results regarding the low-speed characteristics and high-speed characteristics are provided.

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Loftin, Laurence K., Jr. & von Doenhoff, Albert E. December 14, 1951.

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  • Main Title: Exploratory investigation at high and low subsonic Mach numbers of two experimental 6-percent-thick airfoil sections designed to have high maximum lift coefficients
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Report presenting an investigation to determine if thin airfoils with increased values of low-speed maximum lift coefficient but also retain the basic advantages of thin sections at high Mach numbers can be developed. Several experimental thin airfoil sections were developed from an analysis of airfoil data and two of them were investigated at high and low subsonic Mach numbers. Results regarding the low-speed characteristics and high-speed characteristics are provided.

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[50] p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R19883
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930090593 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-L51F06
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930090593
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc64978

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Loftin, Laurence K., Jr. & von Doenhoff, Albert E. Exploratory investigation at high and low subsonic Mach numbers of two experimental 6-percent-thick airfoil sections designed to have high maximum lift coefficients, report, December 14, 1951; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc64978/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.