A method for the design of sweptback wings warped to produce specified flight characteristics at supersonic speeds

Warren A. Tucker
naca-report-1226
1955


One of the problems connected with the sweptback wing is the difficulty of controlling the location of the center of pressure and hence the pitching moment. A method is presented for designing a wing to be self-trimming at a given set of flight conditions. Concurrently, the spanwise distribution of load on the wing is made to be approximately elliptical, in an effort to maintain low wing drag.

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