Contrails
The goal of the Contrails project is to help preserve and disseminate the technical record of 20th century aerospace research, highlighting in particular the research endeavors of the Illinois Tech community.

Standardization of Take-Off Performance Measurements for Airplanes

Report Number: AF TN R-012
Author(s): Kenneth J. Lush
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Test Center
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Test Center
Date of Publication: 1953-09-30
Pages: 98
Contract: Laboratory Research - No Contract
AD Number: AD0024338

Abstract:
Formulae are derived by which take-off performance measurements may be standardized. These formulae are easy to use and they apply, with suitable numerical constants, to airplanes with any type of propulsive system, including mixed types and types using part-time assistance or boost. Numerical constants are proposed for use with these formulae. Experimental data available support those constsants but are insufficient to check them completely.

This report has yet to be scanned by Contrails staff

Request scanning of this report

Other options for obtaining this report

Via the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC):
A record for this report, and possibly a full-image download of the report, exists at DTIC

Via National Technical Information Service:
This report may have been digitized and made freely available for public download, or made publicly available for purchase by the National Technical Information Service through their online database, the National Technical Reports Library

Indications of Public Availability
No digitial image of an index entry indicating public availability is currently available
There has been no verification of an indication of public availability from an inside cover statement