NASA's Contributions to Aeronautics (Volumes 1 And 2) by National Aeronautics and Space Administration

By National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Aviation fanatics, house scientists, and airplane mechanics will be drawn to this source set. 

on the grounds that its production, NASA has gradually complicated flight in the surroundings, many times influencing aviation's evolution by means of extending the wealthy legacy of its predecessor, the nationwide Advisory Committee for Aeronautics or NACA.

the 1st quantity in a two-volume set contains case experiences and essays on NACA-NASA research for contributions similar to high-speed wing layout, the world rule, rotary-wing aerodynamics research, sonic increase mitigation, hypersonic layout, computational fluid dynamics, digital flight keep an eye on and environmentally pleasant airplane technology. 

the second one quantity contains case reports and essays on NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) --NASA research for contributions together with wind shear and lightning learn, flight operations, human elements, wind tunnels, composite constructions, normal aviation, airplane security, supersonic cruise plane study adn atmospheric icing.

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Yeager pilot report and attached transcript, Dec. L. , “X-1A Airplane Contract W33-038-ac-20062, Flight Test Progress Report No. 15, Period From 9 December through 20 December 1953,” Bell Aircraft Corporation Report No. 58-980-019 (Feb. 3, 1954), both from AFFTC History Office archives. I thank the staff of the AFFTC History Office and the NASA DFRC Library and Archives for locating these and other documents. ”76 The predictions made in Phillips’s 1948 NACA Technical Note had come to life, and even worse would soon follow.

Its comprehensive instrumentation package enabled assessment of loads, pressure distributions, and accelerations, evaluated against background data on flight conditions, aircraft attitude, and control surface position and forces. Between the end of 1950 and the fall of 1956, it completed 66 research flights on pitch-up and associated transonic phenomena, including the evaluation of the effects external wing stores—tanks and bomb shapes—had on aircraft performance. It evaluated a variety of proposed aerodynamic solutions and fixes to resolve the pitch-up problem, including various wing fence designs to “channel” airflow and inhibit the characteristic spanwise-flow (flow toward the wingtips) found with swept wing planforms, various combinations of slat and flap position, changes to leading edge shape, and “sawtooth” leading edge extensions on its outer wing panels.

But while the dramatic increase in fuselage length at the expense of span spoke to the need to reduce wing-aspect ratio and increase fuselage fineness ratio to achieve idealized supersonic shaping, any resulting aerodynamic benefit came only at the price of significant performance limitations and risk. 0 to well below this figure, the distribution of mass shifted to along the fuselage. Since a long forward fuselage inherently reduces directional stability, and since the small low aspect ratio wings of these airplanes reduced their roll stability, a potentially deadly mix of technical circumstances existed to 68.

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