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Stall strips are often added to airplanes during flight test to correct certain unsatisfactory stall behaviors.

A detailed method for estimating c is given in Ref. The type of air flow in the boundary layer depends on the smoothness of the flow approaching the body surface, the shape of the body, the surface roughness, the pressure gradient in the flow and the Reynolds number, R Nof the flow. Therefore, the effective angle of attack at the tip is reduced compared to that at the root. Also, the bank angle must not exceed 15 degrees between the onset of the stall with the wings level and the completion of the recovery.

The air velocity outside the boundary layer decreases and the pressure increases in the downstream direction. Generic plots of c m versus c and c m versus a are shown in Figure 3. Find the pressure coefficient at this point. This item is closely linked to item 1. The effective Reynolds number is given by Eqn 5. These aerodynamic trim loads cause an increase in induced drag which is called the trim drag.

## Airplane Aerodynamics and Performance

Because of the increase in lift curve slope, the lift-versus- angle-of-attack curves of airfoils perfformance different subsonic Mach numbers are as shown in Figure 3. Lifting surface theories can calculate not only the lift curve slope of any arbitrary wing, but also the induced performace, pitching moment and load distribution. Experiments show’ that wings with square or sharp tips have the widest effective span. Area A is the intersection area of wing and fuselage on one side Perimeter Fuselage station Fuselage wetted area, includes intersection areas, such as area A Fuselage station Figure 5.

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The actual composition of the atmosphere varies with geographical locations and altitudes. Normally, the so- called mean geometric chord m. This drag rise is referred to as drag divergence.

Many single engine, light airplanes use plain flaps. The effect of trim is discussed next. For the same leading edge sweep angle magnitude, a forward swept wing tends to have a five degree higher shock-sweep angle than an aft swept wing. When this digit is omitted, it implies that the low drag range is less than 0. As a first approximation it is acceptable to assume that air flow in the subsonic speed range behave as an invis- cid fluid.

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The latter can be achieved only if the span loading of the wing is elliptical. Care must be used in determining the wetted area of the nacelle. Such a trip-strip consists of a narrow band of distributed roughness of known grit size.

This is illustrated in Figure 3.

In addition, a forward position of performancf camber produces higher values of c. The increase is slight as can be seen from the experimental data in Figure 4. When sectional data are available, the method by Lowry and Polhamus Reference 4. Because of the great importance of the effects of the turbulence factor and Reynolds roskkam on skin friction drag, the following example problem is presented.

Therefore, the following course is taken, using the theoretical results of Ref.

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Finally, from Eqn 4. Experimentally, this force, F, has been found to depend on six variables: These slats may either be fixed or retractable. As shown in Figure 2. It is shown in Figure 3. Observe that, for all practical purposes, the data have collapsed onto one curve. As a result, swept aft wings with realistic taper ratios tend to have lift distributions which are fairly far removed from the ideal elliptical shape. For the nacelle itself, the first three drag contributions can be adequately estimated using the same methodology used for determining the fuselage drag.

Two examples of typical static port locations are shown in Figure 2.

By definition, a downward deflection is positive, an upward deflection ahd negative. In the case of surface curvature, it has been found that the transition Reynolds number is almost unaffected by a convex surface. This in turn usually results in a reduction of local maximum lift coefficient. Since the effect of Mach number on lift and drag occurs simultaneously it is their interaction which must be understood.

Normally the effect of water vapor perfirmance air density is small.