The pressure distribution over the horizontal and vertical tail surfaces of the F6C-4 pursuit airplane in violent maneuvers

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"This investigation of the pressure distribution on the tail surfaces of a pursuit airplane in violent maneuvers was conducted for the purpose of determining the maximum loads likely to be encountered on these surfaces in flight. The information is a part of that needed for a revision of existing loading specifications to bring these into closer agreement with the actual flight conditions. A standard F6C-4 airplane was used and the pressure distribution over the right horizontal and complete vertical tail surfaces was recorded throughout violent maneuvers. The results show that the existing loading specifications do not conform satisfactorily to the ... continued below

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537-556 p. : ill.

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Rhode, R. V. July 9, 1928.

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  • Main Title: The pressure distribution over the horizontal and vertical tail surfaces of the F6C-4 pursuit airplane in violent maneuvers
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Reports

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"This investigation of the pressure distribution on the tail surfaces of a pursuit airplane in violent maneuvers was conducted for the purpose of determining the maximum loads likely to be encountered on these surfaces in flight. The information is a part of that needed for a revision of existing loading specifications to bring these into closer agreement with the actual flight conditions. A standard F6C-4 airplane was used and the pressure distribution over the right horizontal and complete vertical tail surfaces was recorded throughout violent maneuvers. The results show that the existing loading specifications do not conform satisfactorily to the loadings existent in critical conditions, and in some cases were exceeded by the loads obtained" (p. 539).

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537-556 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R20665
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091375 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-307
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091375
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc65960

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Rhode, R. V. The pressure distribution over the horizontal and vertical tail surfaces of the F6C-4 pursuit airplane in violent maneuvers, report, July 9, 1928; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc65960/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.