V/STOL Aircraft Aerodynamic Prediction Methods Investigation. Volume 2. Application of Prediction Methods
Final rept. 1 May 1969-31 Jan 1972
NORTHROP CORP HAWTHORNE CA AIRCRAFT DIV
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AIRCRAFT DIVVSTOL Aircraft Aerodynamic Prediction Methods Investigation. Volume 2. Application of Prediction Methods.Final rept. 1 May 69-31 Jan 1972, FWooler,Peter T. Kao,Hsiao C. Schwendemann,Myles F. Wasson, Howard R. Ziegler,Henry NOR-72-9-Vol-2F33615-69-C-1602AF-698BTAFFDLTR-72-26- Vol-2See also Volume 1, AD752557 and Volume 3, AD752559.aerodynamic characteristics, mathematical prediction, short takeoff aircraft, aerodynamic characteristics, vertical takeoff aircraft, flow fields, lift, predictions, flow separation, vortices, wake, stalling, interactions, mathematical models, mappingtransformationscomputer aided analysis, computer aided design, design criteriaAnalytical engineering methods are developed for use in predicting the static and dynamic stability and control derivatives and force and moment coefficients of lift-jet, lift-fan, and vectored thrust VSTOL aircraft in the hover and transition flight regimes. The aircraft configurations studied have a conventional wing, fuselage and empennage. The prediction methods are applied to a number of VSTOL configurations in this volume.
- Fluid Mechanics