Aerodynamic characteristics of twenty-four airfoils at high speeds

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From Summary: "If a propeller is mounted directly on the of a modern high-speed airplane engine, the outer airfoil sections of the propeller travel at speeds approaching the speed of sound. It is possible by the use of gearing and a somewhat larger propeller to reduce the speed of the propeller sections, but only at the expense of additional weight and some frictional loss of power. This report presents the results of this work."

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31 p. : ill.

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Brigg, L. J. & Dryden, H. L. 1930~.

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  • Main Title: Aerodynamic characteristics of twenty-four airfoils at high speeds
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Reports

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From Summary: "If a propeller is mounted directly on the of a modern high-speed airplane engine, the outer airfoil sections of the propeller travel at speeds approaching the speed of sound. It is possible by the use of gearing and a somewhat larger propeller to reduce the speed of the propeller sections, but only at the expense of additional weight and some frictional loss of power. This report presents the results of this work."

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31 p. : ill.

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  • : 93R20679
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091389 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-319
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091389
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc65974

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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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  • 1930~

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  • Nov. 17, 2011, 10:13 p.m.

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Brigg, L. J. & Dryden, H. L. Aerodynamic characteristics of twenty-four airfoils at high speeds, report, 1930~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc65974/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.