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Flight Investigation of Boundary-Layer Transition and Profile Drag of an Experimental Low-Drag Wing Installed on a Figher-Type Airplane

Description: Report presenting a boundary-layer-transition and profile-drag investigation conducted on an experimental low-drag wing installed on a P-47 airplane designated the XP-47F. Measurements were made at a section outside the propeller slipstream with smooth and with standard camouflage surfaces and on the upper surface of a section in the propeller slipstream with the surface smoothed. Results regarding the right wing section outside the slipstream and left wing section in the propeller slipstream are provided.
Date: April 1945
Creator: Zalovcik, John A. & Skoog, Richard B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Investigation of the Behavior of Parallel Two-Dimensional Air Jets

Description: Report presenting an investigation made of the flow downstream from a two-dimensional grid, formed of parallel rods. The two-dimensional character of the flow was insured by end plates normal to the rods and covering the entire flow field. The nature of the flow was determined primarily by means of total-head measurements.
Date: November 1944
Creator: Corrsin, Stanley
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The A. B. Flygindustri "K 37" (Swedish Junkers) : a low-wing all-metal military airplane

Description: Report discusses the characteristics of the K 37 all-metal long-wing monoplane and its use for long-distance scouting, as a day bomber, and as a heavy fighting airplane. Its engines, climbing capacity, action radius, bombing installation, fuselage, controls, and landing gear are explored in depth.
Date: October 1929
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The Sikorsky Twin Engined Amphibian, Type S-38, Model 1928

Description: The S-38, model 28 is a nine passenger Sesquiplane powered by two Pratt and Whitney Wasp 410 HP engines and is intended for routes where the ability to take off and land from both land and water is essential. A description of the weight, construction, power plant, fuel system, landing gear, hull and floats, dimensions, flight characteristics, blueprints, and photographs are provided.
Date: August 1928
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Training Airplane "Arado SC 1"

Description: The Arado SC 1 is a staggered overhung biplane. It was build specifically as a training aircraft. A description of the aircraft design, the flight characteristics, and photos of the aircraft are provided.
Date: September 1927
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The New De Havilland Commercial Airplane: The D.H. 66 With Three Bristol "Jupiter" Engines

Description: The D.H. 66, constructed at Stag Lane Works of the De Haviland Aircraft Company built for Imperial Airways, Ltd. The fuselage has an all steel construction while the wings are made with box spars of wood and spruce ribs. It has a biplane tail and encloses the stabilizer trimming gear in a casing which serves to streamline the rear portion of the fuselage, but which is not part of the main structure. It weighs 9060 lbs. empty and 2500 lbs. after fueling with a total loaded weight of 14,700 lbs.
Date: July 1926
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

All-Metal Junkers Airplane, Type F 13

Description: Circular describing the all-metal Junkers airplane, specifically the F 13 type. The primary characteristics of the airplanes are the thick cantilever Junkers wing without stay-wires and the all-metal construction. A description of the design, flight characteristics, and some photographs are provided.
Date: May 1926
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Breguet 270 General-Purpose Military Airplane (French): A Two-Seat All-Steel Sesquiplane

Description: Circular presenting a description of the Breguet 270 general-purpose military airplane, which is a two-set, all-steel sesquiplane. Details regarding the basic principles of design, construction, components, flying qualities, drawings, and photographs are provided.
Date: September 1930
Creator: De Marolles, R. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department