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Flow Around XBT2D Airplane with a 2,000 Pound G.P. Bomb

Knapp, Robert T. and Robison, Gerald B. (1948) Flow Around XBT2D Airplane with a 2,000 Pound G.P. Bomb. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. (Unpublished) http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20151020-154229096

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Abstract

Flight tests of the XBT2D-1 Airplane with 2,000 pound G. P. Bomb externally attached to the fuselage resulted in serious buffeting at critical air speeds. In a memorandum from the Bureau of Ordnance, U. S. Navy, dated 13 May, 1946, the Hydrodynamics Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology was requested to make Polarized Light Flume studies and cavitation tests on a model. The object of the tests was, originally, to obtain information helpful in eliminating such buffeting.


Item Type:Report or Paper (Technical Report)
Additional Information:Laboratory Report No. N-47. U.S. Navy Bureau of Ordnance Contract NOrd 9612.
Group:Hydrodynamics Laboratory
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Department of the Navy Bureau of OrdnanceNOrd 9612
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Hydraulic Machinery LaboratoryN-47
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