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 1/2 inches (1.3 cm). Dowel of 5/8 inches (1.6 cm) screwed to bottom of surface as mounting component of some kind and 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; Brass
Dimensions
3-D: 66.4 x 15.2 x 2.9cm (26 1/8 x 6 x 1 1/8 in.)
Storage: 70.5 x 45.4 x 4.1cm (27 3/4 x 17 7/8 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 3/4 inches (1.9 cm) back of leading edge and maximum depth of curvature 1/2 inches (1.3 cm). Dowel of 5/8 inches (1.6 cm) screwed to bottom of surface as mounting component of some kind and 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; Brass
Dimensions
3-D: 66.4 x 15.2 x 2.9cm (26 1/8 x 6 x 1 1/8 in.)
Storage: 70.5 x 45.4 x 4.1cm (27 3/4 x 17 7/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

ID: A19820664000