Flight techniques for determining airplane drag at high Mach numbers

De E. Beeler, Donald R. Bellman, Edwin J. Saltzman
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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