Performance of a 20-inch steady-flow ram jet at high altitudes and ram-pressure ratios

Eugene Perchonok, William H. Sterbentz, Fred A. Wilcox
naca-rm-e6l06
Jun 1947


The results of an investigation conducted in the Cleveland altitude wind tunnel to determine the performance of a 20-inch ram jet are presented and discussed. The investigation was conducted at altitudes ranging from 7000 to 41,500 feet and at ram-pressure ratios equivalent to free-stream Mach numbers as great as 1.84 using preheated 62-octane fuel.

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