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. Perfect arc with maximum depth of curvature 1 3/4 inches (4.4 cm) with 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 14.9 x 5.1cm (24 x 5 7/8 x 2 in.)
Storage: 68.9 x 41.6 x 6.7cm (27 1/8 x 16 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.

Physical Description:
Airfoil section used on Langley whirling arm. Perfect arc with maximum depth of curvature 1 3/4 inches (4.4 cm) with 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 14.9 x 5.1cm (24 x 5 7/8 x 2 in.)
Storage: 68.9 x 41.6 x 6.7cm (27 1/8 x 16 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

ID: A19820666000