Notes on the calculation of the minimum horizontal tail surface for airplanes equipped with wing flaps

Soule, Hartley A
naca-tn-597
April 1937


A method of calculating the horizontal tail area for an airplane equipped with flaps is presented.. The general problem of tail design, the effects of flaps on the factors involved, and the manner in which the flaps change the requirements upon which the minimum horizontal tail area is based are discussed.

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