A limited correlation of atmospheric sounding data and turbulence experienced by rocket-powered models

Homer P. Mason, William N. Gardner
naca-tn-3953
Apr 1957


Atmospheric turbulence as experienced by rocket-powered models and temperature lapse-rate data obtained from rawinsonde soundings have been analyzed and compared in 38 cases by using an assumed temperature lapse-rate stability boundary as a basis for comparison. All the data used in the analysis were obtained from tests made at the Langley Pilotless Aircraft Research Station at Wallops Island, Va.

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