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. Parabolic curve with high point 3/4 inches (1.9 cm) back of leading edge and maximum depth of curvature 15/16 inches (2.4 cm). Steel insert in one end with threaded hole.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

Materials
Wood, Steel.
Dimensions
3-D: 58.4 x 17.8 x 1cm (23 x 7 x 3/8 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 3/4 inches (1.9 cm) back of leading edge and maximum depth of curvature 15/16 inches (2.4 cm). Steel insert in one end with threaded hole.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

Materials
Wood, Steel.
Dimensions
3-D: 58.4 x 17.8 x 1cm (23 x 7 x 3/8 in.)

ID: A19820661000