Free-flight investigation of the rolling effectiveness at high subsonic, transonic, and supersonic speeds of leading-edge and trailing-edge ailerons in conjunction with tapered and untapered plan forms

H. Kurt Strass
Jul 1948

Several rectangular and tapered wing configurations having leading-edge and trailing-edge ailerons have been tested as part of a general investigation of aerodynamic control at supersonic speeds which is being conducted by the Pilotless Aircraft Research Division of the Langley Laboratory utilizing rocket-propelled test vehicles.

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