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 3/4 inches (4.4 cm) back of leading edge and maximum depth of curvature 5/16 inches (0.8 cm).

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

Materials
Unidentified wood; Original Varnish; Unidentified textile; 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. Parabolic curve with high point 1 3/4 inches (4.4 cm) back of leading edge and maximum depth of curvature 5/16 inches (0.8 cm).

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

Materials
Unidentified wood; Original Varnish; Unidentified textile; 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: A19820599000