Investigation of the characteristics of a high-aspect-ratio wing in the Langley 8-foot high-speed tunnel

Richard T. Whitcomb
Aug 1946

An investigation of the characteristics of a wing with an aspect ratio of 9.0 and and NACA 65-210 airfoil section has been made at Mach numbers up to 0.925. The wing tested has a taper ratio of 2.5:1.0, no twist, dihedral, or sweepback, and a 20 percent chord 37.5 percent semispan plain ailerons.

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