Reduction of observed airplane performance to standard conditions

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This report shows how the actual performance of an airplane varies with air temperature when the pressure is held constant. This leads to comparatively simple methods of reducing observed data to standard conditions. The new methods which may be considered exact for all practical purposes, have been used by the Navy Department for about a year, with very satisfactory results. The report also contains a brief historical review of the important papers which have been published on the subject of performance reduction, and traces the development of the standard atmosphere. (author).

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355 - 381 p.

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Diehl, Walter S. January 1929.

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  • Main Title: Reduction of observed airplane performance to standard conditions
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Reports

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This report shows how the actual performance of an airplane varies with air temperature when the pressure is held constant. This leads to comparatively simple methods of reducing observed data to standard conditions. The new methods which may be considered exact for all practical purposes, have been used by the Navy Department for about a year, with very satisfactory results. The report also contains a brief historical review of the important papers which have been published on the subject of performance reduction, and traces the development of the standard atmosphere. (author).

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355 - 381 p.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R20656
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091366 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-297
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091366
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc65951

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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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  • January 1929

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  • Nov. 17, 2011, 10:13 p.m.

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Diehl, Walter S. Reduction of observed airplane performance to standard conditions, report, January 1929; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc65951/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.