Investigation of two pitot-static tubes at supersonic speeds

Lowell E. Hasel, Donald E. Coletti
naca-rm-l8i02
Nov 1948


The results of tests at a Mach number of 1.94 of an ogives-nose cylindrical pitot-static tube and similar tests at Mach numbers of 1.93 and 1.62 of a service pitot-static tube to determine body static pressures and indicated Mach numbers are presented and discussed. The radial pressure distribution on the cylindrical bodies is compared with that calculated by an approximate theory.

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