An analysis of the airspeeds and normal accelerations of Martin M-130 airplanes in commercial transport operation

Walter G. Walker
naca-tn-1693
Sep 1948


Acceleration and airspeed data taken on three Martin M-130 airplanes operated on trans-Pacific routes during the prewar and wartime periods have been analyzed and the results support previous indications that airplane speed in regions of turbulent air is a significant factor in the life of airplanes.

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