Aerodynamic Characteristics of Horizontal Tail Surfaces

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From Summary: "Collected data are presented on the aerodynamic characteristics of 17 horizontal tail surfaces including several with balanced elevators and two with end plates. Curves are given for coefficients of normal force, drag, and elevator hinge moment. A limited analysis of the results has been made. The normal-force coefficients are in better agreement with the lifting-surface theory of Prandtl and Blenk for airfoils of low aspect ratio than with the usual lifting-line theory. Only partial agreement exists between the elevator hinge-moment coefficients and those predicted by Glauert's thin-airfoil theory."

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21 p. : ill.

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Silverstein, Abe & Katzoff, S. 1940.

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From Summary: "Collected data are presented on the aerodynamic characteristics of 17 horizontal tail surfaces including several with balanced elevators and two with end plates. Curves are given for coefficients of normal force, drag, and elevator hinge moment. A limited analysis of the results has been made. The normal-force coefficients are in better agreement with the lifting-surface theory of Prandtl and Blenk for airfoils of low aspect ratio than with the usual lifting-line theory. Only partial agreement exists between the elevator hinge-moment coefficients and those predicted by Glauert's thin-airfoil theory."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R21055
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091765 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-688
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091765
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc66348

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Silverstein, Abe & Katzoff, S. Aerodynamic Characteristics of Horizontal Tail Surfaces, report, 1940; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66348/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.