Forces and moments on pointed blunt-nosed bodies of revolution at Mach numbers from 2.75 to 5.00

David H. Dennis, Bernard E. Cunningham
naca-rm-a52e22
Aug 1952


Results of tests to determine the aerodynamic forces and moments on bodies of revolution at angles of attack from 0 degrees to 25 degrees are presented and compared with theory. Cones and ogives of fineness ratios 3 to 7 and two blunt-nosed body shapes with fineness ratios 3 and 5 were tested at Mach numbers from 2.75 to 5.00. Reynolds numbers were from 0.5 million to 6.4 million, depending on Mach number and body fineness ratio.

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