Lift and drag effects of wing-tip rake

Zahm, A F Bear, R M Hill, G C
naca-report-140
1923


This report deals with a description and report of tests carried out at the Washington Navy Yard on models of the RAF-6, albatross and Slone airfoils to determine the effectiveness of the conventional wing-trailing edge being always longer than the leading edge. The results are compared with the values computed by standard formulae in use at the time the tests were conducted.

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