Experimental determination of the lateral stability of a glider towed by a single towline and correlation with an approximate theory

Bernard Maggin, Robert E. Shanks
naca-rm-l8h23
Nov 1948


An experimental investigation was made to determine the effects of various design parameters on the lateral-stability characteristics of a glider towed by a single towline. The investigation showed that it is possible to obtain inherent lateral stability with a single towline system.

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