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A Flight Investigation of the Stability of a Towed Body

Description: Report presenting flight tests to determine whether a towed body that was designed to meet certain specifications met the stability specification, which required that angular deviations in flight should be less than 1 degree. The requirement was met in flight in smooth air, but not in rough air, where the rolling motions were considerably larger.
Date: October 1942
Creator: Phillips, W. H.
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Flight Investigation of the Performance and Cooling Characteristics of an NACA C Cowling on the XP-42 Airplane

Description: Report presenting results of high-speed and climb tests of an NACA C cowling on the XP-42 airplane. Results regarding maximum speed, pressures and temperatures, ground cooling, and effects of cuffs are provided.
Date: November 1942
Creator: Johnston, J. Ford & Cavallo, Stefan A.
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