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. Symmetrical curve with maximum thickness of 1 inch (2.5 cm) at center. Made up of two pieces with flat bottom glued together. Tapers to knife-edge at both leading and trailing edges of airfoil and a preservative coating. Other Mataerials: Adhesive, Mylar (Polyester)

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: 60.3 x 21.9 x 2.5cm (23 3/4 x 8 5/8 x 1 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. Symmetrical curve with maximum thickness of 1 inch (2.5 cm) at center. Made up of two pieces with flat bottom glued together. Tapers to knife-edge at both leading and trailing edges of airfoil and a preservative coating. Other Mataerials: Adhesive, Mylar (Polyester)

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: 60.3 x 21.9 x 2.5cm (23 3/4 x 8 5/8 x 1 in.)
Storage: 67.9 x 47.9 x 4.4cm (26 3/4 x 18 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

ID: A19820665000