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DATA CHART ONE

Name

Nickname

Wing Area (m^2)

Cruising Sp (m/s)

Cl

Weight (N)

Wright Brothers

Wright Flyer

47

15

0.70

3,352

Ford Tri-Motor

Tin Goose

73

48

0.60

45,021

Ryan

Spirit of St. Louis

30

48

0.74

22,834

Boeing B-17

Flying Fortress

142

69

1.05

320,656


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DATA CHART TWO - PART I

Name

Nickname

Cruising Sp (m/s)

Cruising Sp (km/hr)

Altitude (m)

angle of attack

Wright Brothers

Wright Flyer

15

54

5

3 degrees

Ford Tri-Motor

Tin Goose

48

172

3050

3 degrees

Ryan

Spirit of St. Louis

48

173

3050

3 degrees

Boeing B-17

Flying Fortress

69

250

3050

3 degrees


DATA CHART TWO - PART II

Name

Nickname

Thickness

Camber

Wing Area (m^2)

Wright Brothers

Wright Flyer

1.25

1.25

47

Ford Tri-Motor

Tin Goose

20.0

1.75

73

Ryan

Spirit of St. Louis

25.0

2.75

30

Boeing B-17

Flying Fortress

20.0

5.5

142


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EXPECTED ANSWERS

Name

Nickname

Chart One Answers Lift (N)

Chart Two Answers Lift (N)

Wright Brothers

Wright Flyer

3391

3386

Ford Tri-Motor

Tin Goose

45430

45350

Ryan

Spirit of St. Louis

23016

22900

Boeing B-17

Flying Fortress

326933

327700


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Last Update: 8/14/97

Name: Michael Burich

Email: burich@juno.com



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