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Wind tunnel tests on a low-wing monoplane with propeller running

by Shirley Snow Miller

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Published by California Institute of Technology .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aeronautics

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby S.S. Miller and W.H. Albach
    ContributionsAlbach, Walter H.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24701884M

      The aircraft was then tested in in the Langley Research Center full-scale wind tunnel, where it was determined that certain factors were contributing to parasitic drag. Based on the tests, improvements were made to the cowling streamlining and carburetor/oil cooler intakes, and the Buffalo's speed rose to mph ( km/h) at 16, ft. Wind tunnel test studies of wing in ground effect aerodynamics Article in Tongji Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Tongji University 43(4) April with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

    It was a low-wing monoplane capable of carrying a ton of bombs a thousand miles at a speed of nearly miles per hour. It became the Army’s standard bomber in In the same year ten Martin B’s, under the command of (then) Lieutenant Colonel Henry H. Arnold, made an historic flight to Alaska. Airplane is an engine-driven machine that can fly through the air supported by the flow of air around its wings. Hundreds of thousands of airplanes are used throughout the world. Millions of people depend on aircraft for swift transportation. Businesses rely on quick airmail and air express service, and many industries ship their products by air.

    Wind tunnel tests carried out in September of confirmed the reduction in drag at high subsonic speeds as well as the beneficial effect of the slats on low speed stability. The limiting Mach number was raised to Based on these wind-tunnel studies, a new design for a swept-wing P was submitted in the fall of You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Free ebooks since


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Shirley Snow Miller has written: 'Wind tunnel tests on a low-wing monoplane with propeller running' -- subject(s): Aeronautics 'Wind tunnel tests on a low-wing monoplane with propeller running.

The reported tests are a continuation of an NACA investigation being made in the free-spinning wind tunnel to determine the effects of independent variations. A monoplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with a single main wing plane, in contrast to a biplane or other multiplane, each of which has multiple planes.

A monoplane has inherently the highest efficiency and lowest drag of any wing configuration and is the simplest to build. However, during the early years of flight, these advantages were offset by its greater weight and lower manoeuvrability.

The Brewster F2A Buffalo is an American fighter aircraft which saw service early in World War ed and built by the Brewster Aeronautical Corporation, it was one of the first U.S.

monoplanes with an arrestor hook and other modifications for aircraft carriers. The Buffalo won a competition against the Grumman F4F Wildcat in to become the U.S. Navy's first monoplane fighter cturer: Brewster Aeronautical Corporation.

Low-Speed Wind-Tunnel Tests of the Longitudinal Stability Characteristics of some Swept-Wing Quiet Airbus Configurations By D. KIRBY AND m. HEPWORTH Aerodynamics Department, R.A.E., Farnborough, Hants. Reports and Memoranda No. " March, Summary. This report presents the results of wind tunnel tests on a Mcdonnell Douglas airplane to determine the wing-fuselage interference of a low-wing monoplane.

The tests included a study of tail buffeting and the air flow in the region of the tail. The airplane was tested with and without the propeller slipstream, both in the original condition and. Monoplane, type of aircraft with a single pair of monoplane design has been nearly universally adopted over multiplane configurations because airflow interference between adjacent wings reduces first monoplane was constructed by the Romanian inventor Trajan Vuia, who made a flight of 12 m (40 feet) on Ma Louis Blériot of France built a monoplane in A flight and wind tunnel investigation of the effects of aircraft ground de-icing/anti-icing fluids on the aerodynamic characteristics of a Boeing ADV airplane was conducted.

A great shot of the Gregor FDB-1, taken at the Roosevelt Field. The factory test pilot's parachute sits on the port wing. The massive three bladed propeller and huge nose spinner gave the FDB-1 a formidable appearance on the ground.

The propeller would likely have. Wind-Tunnel Tests of Air Intake Louvres, John R. Weske 8 Wind-Tunnel Tests on a Low Wing Monoplane with Propellers Running: Longitudinal and Directional Stability, Elevator Hinge Moments, S. Miller and W. Albach Aeronautical Revi 74,,Airships—.

Low wing aircraft may be lighter because high wing airplanes require what amounts to a wing spar, a gear spar, and an additional structure running through the fuselage to connect the two. Fueling a low wing airplane usually does not involve a step ladder, and neither does checking the security of the fuel : Charlie Masters.

A wind tunnel study of the effect of small strakes on the interference drag of a low wing, twin engine reflection plane model [Thomas E Wallis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. strange, because the wind tunnel tests had shown that one propeller was actually running. Since the mid's it has been possible to tailor the propeller blades so that This was a very sleek wire-braced low-wing monoplane.

The P was a low-wing monoplane of all-metal construction and used flush riveting to reduce aerodynamic drag. It had an enclosed cockpit and retractable landing gear (including the tail wheel). Extensive wind tunnel testing at the NACA Langley laboratories refined the airplane’s design, significantly increasing the top speed.

The Savoia-Marchetti S was a low-wing, tandem-engine, twin-boom monoplane that utilized two long, narrow floats. The aircraft was designed to incorporate the largest amount of power in the smallest package. The S’s tension rod and wire-braced wings were made of wood and almost completely covered with copper surface radiators.

With the emphasis on Machextensive wind-tunnel testing was carried out to establish the fuselage cross-sectional area both above and below the wing in {} the manner proposed by Lock and Rogers The area distribution was carefully tailored to create favourable lift interference (i.e.

increased lift a. a given AOA). The new fighter was a cantilever low-wing monoplane of classic design, only the air intakes on the wing leading-edge and a small exhaust nozzle in the tail betrayed the fact that the plane was anything but traditional; it was powered by a Wright R-IW 9-cylinder radial engine and a General Electric I turbojet, both using the same type.

A 3/4-scale model of the XP was completed around June and began wind tunnel tests in August. The extensive tests were to analyze and evaluate the aircraft’s stability, controls, and cooling system and included fitting the model with 10 ft ( m) diameter, contra-rotating propellers driven by two 25 hp (19 kW) electric motors in the.

Wind tunnel tests of a wooden model confirmed that the aerodynamics were sound. The new model Mustang also had a redesigned wing; alterations to the undercarriage up-locks and inner-door retracting mechanisms meant that there was an additional fillet added forward of each of the wheel bays, increasing the wing area and creating a distinctive.

CairoCast Bros Watch Thrones Arctic Currents: A Year in the Life of the Bowhead Whale Caitlin Moran Meets Dan and Phil ACTIVATE YOUR GREATNESS Contabilidad de Sociedades (umh ) Curso - Technology Outlook for New Zealand Tertiary Education.A fixed wing aircraft is an aircraft capable of flight using wings that generate lift due to the vehicle's forward airspeed and the shape of the wings.

Fixed-wing aircraft are distinct from rotary-wing aircraft in which wings rotate about a fixed mast and ornithopters in which lift is generated by flapping wings. A powered fixed-wing aircraft that is propelled forward by thrust from a jet.in a wind tunnel. The end result was a new craft that, like its predecessors, featured a spruce frame supporting a muslin fabric covering.

The biplane had longer, narrower wings spanning 32 feet, and a thinner airfoil. Design features included a canard elevator for .