Flight tests of an apparatus for varying dihedral effect in flight

William m. Kauffman, Allan Smith, Charles J. Liddell, Jr, George E. Cooper
naca-tn-1788
Dec 1948


A new apparatus for varying the effective dihedral in flight by means of servo actuation of the ailerons in response to sideslip angle is described. The results of brief flight tests of the apparatus, made on a conventional fighter plane for the purpose of evaluating the apparatus, are presented and discussed.

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