Wing pressure distribution and rotor-blade motion of an autogiro as determined in flight

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From Summary: "This report presents the results of tests in which the pressure distribution over the fixed wing of an autogiro was determined in both steady and accelerated flight. In the steady-flight condition, the rotor-blade motion was also measured. These data show that in steady flight the rotor speed as a function of the air speed is largely affected by the variation of the division of load between the rotor and the wing; as the load on the wing increases, the rotor speed decreases."

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11 p. : ill.

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Wheatley, John B. July 31, 1933.

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  • Main Title: Wing pressure distribution and rotor-blade motion of an autogiro as determined in flight
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Reports

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From Summary: "This report presents the results of tests in which the pressure distribution over the fixed wing of an autogiro was determined in both steady and accelerated flight. In the steady-flight condition, the rotor-blade motion was also measured. These data show that in steady flight the rotor speed as a function of the air speed is largely affected by the variation of the division of load between the rotor and the wing; as the load on the wing increases, the rotor speed decreases."

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11 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R20839
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091549 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-475
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091549
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc66132

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  • July 31, 1933

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Wheatley, John B. Wing pressure distribution and rotor-blade motion of an autogiro as determined in flight, report, July 31, 1933; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66132/: accessed June 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.