Effects of sweep on controls

John G. Lowry, John A. Axelson, Harold I. Johnson
naca-rm-l8a28c
Jun 1948


An analysis of the principal results of recent control-surface research pertinent to transonic flight has been made. An indication of the nature of the changes in control-surface characteristics above the critical speed of the wing and a preliminary design procedure for estimating the effectiveness of flap-type controls on swept wings are presented.

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