Transition-flight investigation of a four-engine-transport vertical-take-off airplane model utilizing a large flap and extensible vanes for redirecting the propeller slipstream

Louis P. Tosti
naca-tn-4131
Dec 1957


An experimental investigation has been conducted to determine the dynamic stability and control characteristics of a four engine-transport vertical-take-off airplane model in the transition range from hovering to normal forward flight.

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