The problem of landing

Pistolesi, E (War Department Air Services, Engineering Division, McCook Field, Dayton, Ohio.)
naca-tm-33
February 1922


The author discusses various aspects of landing aircraft such as the actual process of touchdown and the problems associated with the tail skid touching the ground before the landing gear.

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