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Wind-tunnel experiments on divergence of forward-swept wings

Rodney H. Ricketts

Wind-tunnel experiments on divergence of forward-swept wings

by Rodney H. Ricketts

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va. : For sale by the National Technical Information Service] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes -- Wings -- Testing.,
  • Wind tunnels -- Testing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRodney H. Ricketts and Robert V. Doggett, Jr.
    SeriesNASA technical paper -- 1685.
    ContributionsDoggett, Robert V., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch., Langley Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17548109M

    In the V‐style of ski jumping, ski tilt presents ski dihedral; however, the configuration of the ski jumper in flight is analogous to that of tailless, low‐wing and forward‐swept wing aircraft designs that lack conventional aerodynamic stability charlesrosier.com by: 5. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data (Revised for vol. 8) NASA historical data book. (NASA SP- ) Vol. 1 is a republication of NASA historical data book, –/ Jane Van Nimmen and Leonard C. Bruno. Vol. 8 in series: The NASA historical data book series. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    The Ground Simulation Upgrade of the Large Wind Tunnel at the Technische Universität München. SAE World Congress, more BibTeX Full text (DOI) Mihatsch, M.S.; Schmidt, S. J., Thalhamer, M.; Adams, N.A.: Quantitative Prediction of Erosion Aggressiveness through Numerical Simulation of 3-D Unsteady Cavitating Flows. Sailplanes sometimes have forward-swept wings in order to put the wing spar behind the pilot but with a more forward center of lift. The instability this causes is compensated with increased dihedral.

    Divergence Experiment Prediction Techniques of Flat-Plate Forward-Swept Wing in Wind Tunnel. Wan, Z. / Yang, C. / Zou, C. / American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics | Analyses and Experiments of Suppression of Control Reversal Using a Wing Section with Multiple Control Surfaces. No method is known as to how such tiny wings can lift such a comparatively large and heavy body off the ground, not to mention fly with extraordinary speed and acrobatic agility. Another example is the case of Gray's Paradox, which is discussed on p of Jaques Cousteau's book Jaques Cousteau: The Ocean World, New York: H. N. Abrams, Cited by:


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ricketts, Rodney H. Wind-tunnel experiments on divergence of forward-swept wings. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch ; [Springfield, Va. TECH LIBRARY KAFB, NM NASA Technical Paper Wind-Tunnel Experiments on Divergence of Forward-Swept Wings Rodney H.

Ricketts and Robert V. Doggett, Jr. Langley Research Center Hamptou, Virginia National Aeronautics. Full text of "Wind-tunnel experiments on divergence of forward-swept wings" See other formats NASA Technical Paper ^1 NASA I ' TP j'-il c.l ' LOAM copy, ^s g AWL TECH ^ ^= ^ KIR^UND Aid ^= e5, cr > = w Wind-Tunnel Experiments on Divergence of Forward-Swept Wings Rodney H.

Ricketts and Robert V. Doggett, Jr. AUGUST AIASA TECH LIBRARY KAFB, NM illlllllll NASA Technical. Forward-swept wings designs, some whose design had begun during the prewar period, were developed during the Second World War, independently in Germany, Russia, Japan, and the US. An early example to fly, inwas the Belyayev DB-LK, a twin-boom design with forward-swept outer wing sections and backwards-swept tips.

It reportedly flew well. A study has been conducted in the NASA-Langley Transonic Dynamics wind tunnel to determine the divergence characteristics of a high aspect ratio forward swept wing of rectangular planform, for Author: Stanley R.

Cole. inconcerning aeroelastic structural divergence for forward-swept wings, designers of high-speed air-craft were reluctant to employ forward sweep for more than two decades. To avoid this problem, that is, to achieve sufficient structural stiffness, conventional metal wing construction would have resulted in sub-stantial weight penalties.

Current Flight Test Experience Related to Structural Divergence of Forward-Swept Wings Lawrence S. Schuster and William A. Lokos NASA Ames Research Center Dryden Flight Research Facility Edwards, California _STRA_ Flight testing the XA forward-swept-wing aircraft has required Wind-tunnel experiments on divergence of forward-swept wings book of new flight test techniques to accomplish subcritical.

Nov 06,  · Wind-tunnel experiments on divergence of forward-swept wings In-text: (Ricketts and Doggett, ) Your Bibliography: Ricketts, R. and Doggett, R.

Wind-tunnel experiments on divergence of forward-swept wings E-book or PDF Edited book. Jan 13,  · Create your citations, reference lists and bibliographies automatically using the APA, MLA, Chicago, or Harvard referencing styles.

It's fast and free. A study has been conducted in the NASA-Langley Transonic Dynamics wind tunnel to determine the divergence characteristics of a high aspect ratio forward swept wing of rectangular planform, for.

Theoretical and Experimental Study of a Forward Swept Wing The use of forward swept wings has aerodynamic benefits at high angles of incidence and in supersonic regimes. These consist of reduction in wave drag, profile drag, and an actual surfaces(e.g. wind tunnel wall) may be located in this plane of symmetry without.

It adds stability and control, and has a very low stall speet. It is also very durable when crashed: P Basically take the shape of a delta plane, and add on forward swept wings to the existing ones, put the engine in back, but in front of the control surfaces, and you have yourself one awesome flight.

"Discussion" inside body text moved here(Rated Start-Class): WikiProject Military history. The story of development of the swept wing and the delta wing is long and fascinating. Bear with me while I try to complete it in two parts. The swept wing came first.

It enabled aircraft to fly near the speed of sound - “transonic speed” - and is. Mar 17,  · P a g e | 18 Further information on the way forward sweep affects wings in terms of divergence during flight was given by ‘Wind Tunnel Experiments on Divergence of Forward Swept Wings’ by Rodney H Ricketts, Robert V Doggett Jr.

Mar 29,  · Our new wind tunnel has comparatively low turbulence, low flow angularity, high flow uniformity and high temperature uniformity. Two additional features make our animal flight wind tunnel unique: the ability to switch from open to closed jet configuration and the ability to tune turbulence intensity with an active charlesrosier.com by: 5.

Forward swept wings (FSW) The concept of FSW is not entirely new. In the investigation of the different methods of delaying the onset of the increase of drag for flight in the vicinity of the speed of sound, it was found that sweeping the wings provided the most effective technique of Cited by: means for conducting high-risk flight experiments using specially modified Teledyne-Ryan BQME/F Firebee II supersonic target drones to test theo-retical data under actual flight conditions.

Described by NASA engineers as a “wind tunnel in the sky,” the DAST program merged advances in electronic. "Active Control of Forward Swept Wings with Divergence and Flutter Aeroelastic and Suhr, describes the results of wind-tunnel testing of a spanwise grooved NACA wing. The department sponsored the research as part of AeroAeronautical (Book) prepared for the Dean of the Faculty at the Air Force Academy, Colorado (), pp.

A method for stacking sequence optimization and aeroelastic tailoring of forward-swept composite wings is presented. It exploits bend-twist coupling to mitigate aeroelastic divergence.

The method is intended for estimating possible weight savings in preliminary aircraft design stages. For all their merits, forward-swept wings suffer from one detrimental flaw – divergence. In a forward-swept wing configuration, the aerodynamic lift causes a twisting force that rotates the leading edge upward, causing a higher angle of attack, which in turn increases lift, and twists the wing further.

74 Tutorial on the Needs to Incorporate Aeroelastic Aspects into the Conceptual Design Process Figure 1: Alois Wolfm-ller’s Gleit ugapparat Figure 2: Aerodrome scaled model fail-save re-design of the wing attachments to the fuselage for the D-VIII model.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite Reston, VA Several wind tunnel and flight test experiments have provided valuable this is normally applied to hybrid or compound designs that feature an aircraft with wings and conventional tail surfaces and fitted with a rotor on top and some form of forward propulsion.

an additional wing was not required. In order to avoid divergence of the Cited by: 1.