A comparison of the lateral controllability with flap and plug ailerons on a sweptback-wing model

Powell M. Lovell, Jr., Paul P. Stassi
naca-tn-2089
May 1950


An investigation has been conducted to compare the dynamic lateral control characteristics provided by step plug ailerons with those provided by conventional flap ailerons on a sweptback-wing model. The model used had a 38 degree sweptback wing with an aspect ratio of 3 and a taper ratio of 0.5.

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