Preliminary report on the flat-top lift curve as a factor in control at low speed

Montgomery Knight, Millard J. Bamber
naca-tn-297
Sep 1928


This report is concerned with the importance of the flat-top lift curve as a factor contributing to safety and control at low speed. An analysis of existing airfoil data indicated definite relations between the shape of the lift curve and certain section dimensions.

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