Accession Number : AD0619538

Title :   THE STUDY OF OPERATIONAL PROBLEMS AND TECHNIQUES IN WIND TUNNEL TESTING OF VTOL AND STOL VEHICLES.

Descriptive Note : Progress rept. no. 3, 1 Oct 64-31 Mar 65,

Corporate Author : WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE

Personal Author(s) : Rae,William H. ,Jr.

Report Date : 31 MAR 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The primary purpose of this investigation is to develop an economical method of experimentally checking the effect of wind tunnel wall constraints on rotors, ducted fans, tilt props, and other methods of obtaining aircraft with V/STOL performance, by the use of inserts within a wind tunnel to simulate different size test sections. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WIND TUNNELS, EFFECTIVENESS), (*VERTICAL TAKEOFF AIRCRAFT, TESTS), (*SHORT TAKEOFF AIRCRAFT, TESTS), TEST METHODS, OPERATION, ROTARY WINGS, DUCTED FANS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE