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 3/4 inches (1.9 cm) back of leading edge and maximum depth of curvature 15/16 inches (2.4 cm). Appears to be the pair of A19820661000. Cutout for metal insert in one end similar to A19820661000, but piece is missing. Same dimensions.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

Materials
Wood.
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). Appears to be the pair of A19820661000. Cutout for metal insert in one end similar to A19820661000, but piece is missing. Same dimensions.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Wind Tunnel

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

ID: A19820662000