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JtD
05-17-2004, 09:49 AM
I know some of you might know.

I am looking for the NACA number, type, profile or so.

I'd also like to know the drag coefficient for this airfoil type. Are there any tests published?

JtD
05-17-2004, 09:49 AM
I know some of you might know.

I am looking for the NACA number, type, profile or so.

I'd also like to know the drag coefficient for this airfoil type. Are there any tests published?

jenikovtaw
05-17-2004, 10:58 AM
why?

http://www.theartofwarfare.net/ftp/graphics/sigs/EXT-jenikovtaw.jpg

Taylortony
05-17-2004, 11:14 AM
http://www.aviation-history.com/theory/lam-flow.htm

It is here

p51droot.dat \ P-51D root (BL17.5) airfoil \ p51droot.gif\ \ \
p51dtip.dat \ P-51D tip (BL215) airfoil \ p51dtip.gif\ \ \
p51hroot.dat \ NACA 66,2-(1.8)15.5 A=.6 P-51H root airfoil \ p51hroot.gif\ \ \
p51htip.dat \ NACA 66,2-(1.8)12 A=.6 P-51H tip airfoil \ p51htip.gif\ \ \

http://www.aae.uiuc.edu/m-selig/ads/coord_database.html#P

http://www.aae.uiuc.edu/m-selig/ads/coord_database.html

[This message was edited by Taylortony on Mon May 17 2004 at 10:24 AM.]

Ugly_Kid
05-17-2004, 11:31 AM
P-51 B,C,D should have:
root/tip: NAA/NACA 45-100
P-51 H:
root: NACA 66-(1.8)15.5
tip: NACA 66-(1.8)12

JtD
05-18-2004, 01:13 AM
Thank you.