Design of NACA cowlings for radial air-cooled engines

Stickle, George W
naca-report-662
1939


The information on the propeller-cowling-nacelle combinations, presented in Technical Reports nos. 592, 593, and 596 and in Technical Note 620, is applied to the practical design of NACA cowlings. The main emphasis is placed on the method of obtaining the dimensions of the cowling; consequently, the physical functioning of each part of the cowling is treated very briefly. A practical method of designing cowlings and some examples are presented.

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