Airfoil Section, Langley

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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 1/4 inches (0.6 cm). Reinforced with a 1 1/4 inches (3.2 cm) strip of paper at one end on top of surface.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

Materials
Unidentified wood; Original Varnish; Brass; Lead; Paper
Dimensions
3-D: 61 x 15.2 x 1.6cm (24 x 6 x 5/8 in.)
Storage: 67 x 40 x 4.1cm (26 3/8 x 15 3/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

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 1/4 inches (0.6 cm). Reinforced with a 1 1/4 inches (3.2 cm) strip of paper at one end on top of surface.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

Materials
Unidentified wood; Original Varnish; Brass; Lead; Paper
Dimensions
3-D: 61 x 15.2 x 1.6cm (24 x 6 x 5/8 in.)
Storage: 67 x 40 x 4.1cm (26 3/8 x 15 3/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

ID: A19820598000