Flight techniques for determining airplane drag at high Mach numbers

De E. Beeler, Donald R. Bellman, Edwin J. Saltzman
naca-tn-3821
Aug 1956


The measurement of total airplane drag in flight is necessary to assess the applicability of wind-tunnel model data. The NACA High-Speed Flight Station has investigated and developed techniques for measuring the drag of high-speed research airplanes and current fighter-type airplanes.

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