A review of planing theory and experiment with a theoretical study of pure-planing lift of rectangular flat plates

Charles L. Shuford, Jr.
naca-tn-3233
Aug 1954


A summary is given of the background and present status of the pure-planing flat-plate lift theories. The fundamental assumptions and the applicability to actual calculations of the planing lift force are reviewed.

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