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 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

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

Materials
Unidentified wood; Original Varnish
Dimensions
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.)

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 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

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

Materials
Unidentified wood; Original Varnish
Dimensions
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.)

ID: A19820660000