Flight investigation of the effect of transient wing response on wing strains of a twin-engine transport airplane in rough air

Harry C. Mickleboro, Charles C. Shufflebarger
Jul 1951

A flight investigation was made on a twin-engine transport airplane to determine the strains associated with the dynamic behavior of the wing during flights through rough air. Flights were made in clear-air turbulence for different wing fuel loads and for two speed conditions at altitudes between 3,000 and 4,000 feet.

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