Analytical determination of the load on a trailing edge flap

Robert M. Pinkerton
naca-tn-353
Oct 1930


This report presents a theoretical analysis of the lift on a trailing edge flap. An analytical expression has been derived which enables the computation of the flap load coefficient. The theoretical results seem to show a fair agreement with the meager experimental results which are available.

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