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 7/16 inches (1.1 cm).

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

Materials
Unidentified wood; Original varnish
Dimensions
3-D: 61 x 14.9 x 1.9cm (24 x 5 7/8 x 3/4 in.)
Storage: 67.31 x 37.47 x 4.13cm (2ft 2 1/2in. x 1ft 2 3/4in. x 1 5/8in.)

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 7/16 inches (1.1 cm).

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

Materials
Unidentified wood; Original varnish
Dimensions
3-D: 61 x 14.9 x 1.9cm (24 x 5 7/8 x 3/4 in.)
Storage: 67.31 x 37.47 x 4.13cm (2ft 2 1/2in. x 1ft 2 3/4in. x 1 5/8in.)

ID: A19820591000