The experimental and calculated characteristics of 22 tapered wings

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From Summary: "The experimental and calculated aerodynamic characteristics of 22 tapered wings are compared, using tests made in the variable-density wind tunnel. The wings had aspect ratios from 6 to 12 and taper ratios from 1:6:1 and 5:1. The compared characteristics are the pitching moment, the aerodynamic-center position, the lift-curve slope, the maximum lift coefficient, and the curves of drag. The method of obtaining the calculated values is based on the use of wing theory and experimentally determined airfoil section data. In general, the experimental and calculated characteristics are in sufficiently good agreement that the method may be applied to ... continued below

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Anderson, Raymond F. November 17, 1937.

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  • Main Title: The experimental and calculated characteristics of 22 tapered wings
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From Summary: "The experimental and calculated aerodynamic characteristics of 22 tapered wings are compared, using tests made in the variable-density wind tunnel. The wings had aspect ratios from 6 to 12 and taper ratios from 1:6:1 and 5:1. The compared characteristics are the pitching moment, the aerodynamic-center position, the lift-curve slope, the maximum lift coefficient, and the curves of drag. The method of obtaining the calculated values is based on the use of wing theory and experimentally determined airfoil section data. In general, the experimental and calculated characteristics are in sufficiently good agreement that the method may be applied to many problems of airplane design."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R20993
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091703 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-627
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091703
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc66286

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Anderson, Raymond F. The experimental and calculated characteristics of 22 tapered wings, report, November 17, 1937; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66286/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.