Pressure distribution over a Douglas wing tip on a biplane in flight

Richard V. Rhode, Eugene E. Lundquist
Aug 1930

This note presents the results obtained in pressure distribution tests on the right upper wing panel and tip of a Douglas M-3 airplane in flight. These tests are a part of a more extensive investigation of the effect of changes in tip shape on the load distribution, the tip reported herein being the first of a series of tip shapes being tested. The results are given in tables and curves in such form that the load distribution for any conditions may be determined easily. Tests were made at Langley Field by the NACA in the spring of 1930.

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