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. Parabolic curve with high point 1 inch (2.5 cm) back of leading edge and 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; Lead
Dimensions
3-D: 61 x 15.2 x 1.6cm (24 x 6 x 5/8 in.)
Storage: 67.3 x 40 x 4.4cm (26 1/2 x 15 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

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

Physical Description:
Airfoil section used on Langley whirling arm. Parabolic curve with high point 1 inch (2.5 cm) back of leading edge and 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; Lead
Dimensions
3-D: 61 x 15.2 x 1.6cm (24 x 6 x 5/8 in.)
Storage: 67.3 x 40 x 4.4cm (26 1/2 x 15 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

ID: A19820593000