Airfoil Section, Langley

Airfoil Section, Langley

     

Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.

Physical Description:
Airfoil section used on Langley whirling arm. Perfect arc with maximum depth of curvature 1 inch (2.5 cm). Brass, 1/4 inch (0.6 cm) wide, reinforcements on each end of airfoil section. Object is primarily made of wood, but contains brass supports on the edges.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

Materials
Unidentified wood; Original Varnish; Brass; Unidentified metal
Dimensions
3-D: 61 x 15.6 x 2.5cm (24 x 6 1/8 x 1 in.)
Storage: 65.41 x 47.94 x 4.45cm (2ft 1 3/4in. x 1ft 6 7/8in. x 1 3/4in.)

Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.

Physical Description:
Airfoil section used on Langley whirling arm. Perfect arc with maximum depth of curvature 1 inch (2.5 cm). Brass, 1/4 inch (0.6 cm) wide, reinforcements on each end of airfoil section. Object is primarily made of wood, but contains brass supports on the edges.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

Materials
Unidentified wood; Original Varnish; Brass; Unidentified metal
Dimensions
3-D: 61 x 15.6 x 2.5cm (24 x 6 1/8 x 1 in.)
Storage: 65.41 x 47.94 x 4.45cm (2ft 1 3/4in. x 1ft 6 7/8in. x 1 3/4in.)

ID: A19820584000