Description: Report presenting an investigation of the Supermarine Spitfire airplane equipped with exhaust stacks designed according to the jet-propulsion exhaust-stack system developed by the NACA. An increase in the high speed of the airplane of 6 mph was obtained as compared with the airplane equipped with the Rolls Royce exhaust system. Results regarding performance and exhaust-flame visibility are provided.
Date: December 1942
Creator: Turner, L. Richard & White, Maurice D.
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