A method of calibrating airspeed installations on airplanes at transonic and supersonic speeds by use of temperature measurements

John A. Zalovcik
naca-tn-2046
Mar 1950


A method is described of calibrating airspeed installations on airplanes at transonic and supersonic speed by use of instrumentation in the airplane only. The method consists in first making a survey of temperature, static pressure, and total pressure over the desired range of altitudes at speeds for which the airspeed calibration is known.

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