Airfoil Section, Langley
Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.
Airfoil section used on Langley whirling arm. Parabolic curve with high point 1 1/4 inches (3.2 cm) back of leading edge and maximum depth of curvature 3/16 inches (0.5 cm). Object has what appears to be a preservative coating.
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- Smithsonian Institution
- MODELS-Wind Tunnel
- Unidentified wood; Original Varnish
- 3-D: 61 x 13.7 x 1.6cm (24 x 5 3/8 x 5/8 in.)
- Storage: 67.9 x 47.9 x 4.4cm (26 3/4 x 18 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)