Measurements of flying qualities of an F-47D-30 airplane to determine lateral and directional stability and control characteristics

R. Fabian Goranson, Christopher C. Kraft, Jr.
naca-tn-2675
Jul 1952


Flight tests were made to determine the lateral and directional stability and control characteristics of an F-47D-30 airplane. The results of these tests showed the airplane stability to be weak directionally in low-speed conditions. In the power-off landing condition and high-speed conditions, the directional stability was satisfactory.

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