Stresses produced on an airship flying through gusty air

Max M. Munk
naca-tn-111
September, 1922


The stresses produced by gusts are proportional to the speed of the airship. At highest speed they are of the same range of magnitude as the stresses during the creation of a large dynamic lift.

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