Flight determination of the buffeting characteristics of the Bell X-5 research airplane at 58.7 degrees sweepback
Description: Report presenting flight measurements of the buffeting characteristics of the Bell X-5 airplane at 58.7 degrees of sweepback at a range of Mach numbers and altitudes. Information about tail buffeting and wing buffeting at several angles of attack is provided. The pilot considered the buffeting to be unobjectionable throughout the entire test region.
Date: May 24, 1954
Creator: Briggs, Donald W.
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