Accession Number : AD0880708

Title :   The Captive Flight Drag of a Series of Conformally Packaged Weapons.

Descriptive Note : Research and development rept.,

Corporate Author : DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD AVIATIO N AND SURFACE EFFECTS DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Martin, C. Joseph

Report Date : JAN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : The paper presents the results of a wind tunnel test of the captive flight drag of a series of conformally packaged weapon systems. The package shapes tested are cubical, rectangular, cylindrical, and hemi-nosed cylindrical. The spacing between the packages and the nose and tail fairings contributions to the captive drag were also tested. The data are presented in the form of equivalent full-scale drag area; that is, incremental carriage drag divided by the free-stream dynamic pressure. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*EXTERNAL STORES, DRAG), (*NAVAL AIRCRAFT, EXTERNAL STORES), JETTISONABLE EQUIPMENT, CONTAINERS, MODEL TESTS, WIND TUNNEL MODELS, ANGLE OF ATTACK, NOSE CONES, FAIRINGS, WEDGES, CYLINDRICAL BODIES, RECTANGULAR BODIES, TAILS(AIRCRAFT).

Subject Categories : Aerodynamics
      Aircraft
      Guided Missile Dynam, Config & Cntrl Surfaces

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE