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Measurements with Honeycombs in the Full-Scale and in the Model Vertical Wind Tunnel

Report Number: WADC TR 52-207
Author(s): Wilhem F. Knackstedt
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Pages: 23
AD Number: AD0008717
Original AD Number: 8717

Abstract:
Measurements in the full-scale Vertical Wind Tunnel and in a 1:12 scale model of this tunnel were made to determine if a dynamic pressure distribution required for the spinning of airplane models could be achieved by a honeycomb of cozrventional type. Test results indicate that a minor change of the nozzle contour at the place where the honeycomb is installed is a possible means to obtain the required dynamic pressure distribution.

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