The NACA tank : a high-speed towing basin for testing models of seaplane floats

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This report describes the high-speed model towing basin of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, usually referred to as the NACA Tank. The purpose of this piece of equipment is to enable the Committee to provide information and data regarding the performance of seaplanes on the water analogous to the information furnished concerning the performance of airplanes in the air.

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Truscott, Starr January 1, 1934.

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  • Main Title: The NACA tank : a high-speed towing basin for testing models of seaplane floats
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Reports

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This report describes the high-speed model towing basin of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, usually referred to as the NACA Tank. The purpose of this piece of equipment is to enable the Committee to provide information and data regarding the performance of seaplanes on the water analogous to the information furnished concerning the performance of airplanes in the air.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R20834
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091544 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-470
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091544
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc66127

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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 1, 1934

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Truscott, Starr. The NACA tank : a high-speed towing basin for testing models of seaplane floats, report, January 1, 1934; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66127/: accessed July 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.