A technique utilizing rocket-propelled test vehicles for the measurement of the damping in roll of sting-mounted models and some initial results for delta and unswept tapered wings

William M. Bland, Jr., Carl A. Sandhal
naca-tn-3314
May 1955


A free-flight test technique with which the damping in roll of sting-mounted wings and wing-fuselage combinations can be obtained over the high subsonic, transonic, and supersonic speed range with rocket-propelled test vehicles is described, and some results for delta and unswept tapered wings are presented.

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