Resume and analysis of NACA lateral control research

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"An analysis of the principal results of recent NACA lateral control research is made by utilizing the experience and progress gained during the course of the investigation. Two things are considered of primary importance in judging the effectiveness of different control devices: the (calculated) banking and yawing motion of a typical small airplane caused by a deflection of the control, and the stick force required to produce this deflection. The report includes a table in which a number of different lateral control devices are compared on these bases" (p. 1).

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Weick, Fred E. & Jones, Robert T. April 20, 1937.

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"An analysis of the principal results of recent NACA lateral control research is made by utilizing the experience and progress gained during the course of the investigation. Two things are considered of primary importance in judging the effectiveness of different control devices: the (calculated) banking and yawing motion of a typical small airplane caused by a deflection of the control, and the stick force required to produce this deflection. The report includes a table in which a number of different lateral control devices are compared on these bases" (p. 1).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R20970
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091680 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-605
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091680
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc66263

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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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  • April 20, 1937

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Weick, Fred E. & Jones, Robert T. Resume and analysis of NACA lateral control research, report, April 20, 1937; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66263/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.