The NACA tank : a high-speed towing basin for testing models of seaplane floats

Truscott, Starr
naca-report-470
1934


This report describes the high-speed model towing basin of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, usually referred to as the NACA Tank. The purpose of this piece of equipment is to enable the Committee to provide information and data regarding the performance of seaplanes on the water analogous to the information furnished concerning the performance of airplanes in the air.

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