Accession Number:

AD0002095

Title:

On the Geometrical Changes That Occur When Wings Are Rotated About Axes That Are Nearly Normal to the Wings

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1952-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

Wing rotations cause changes in sweepback, wing-body setting, and dihedral. The geometrical relationships occurring are presented by defining precisely the relevant angles, and then deriving the various formulas relating them.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE