A correlation of low-speed, airfoil-section stalling characteristics with Reynolds number and airfoil geometry

Donald E. Gault
naca-tn-3963
Mar 1957


The low-speed stalling characteristics of a large number of airfoil sections have been correlated with Reynolds number and a single airfoil ordinate near the leading edge as the correlating parameters. The correlation is appropriate only to airfoils without high-lift devices in flows of very low turbulence and with aerodynamically smooth surfaces.

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