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Design of Airfoil for Given Lift Answers

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Answers will vary. Suggested answers are shown below:

Variable

Desired Value

Actual Value

Airspeed:

 

 < or = 115 mph

 115 mph

Altitude:

 

 35,000 ft.

  35,000 ft.

Angle:

 

 < or = 5 degrees

 5 degrees

Thickness:

 

 

  12.5%

Camber:

 

 

  15%

Area:

 

 

  581 sq. ft.

Lift:

 

  15,000 lbs.

    15,019 lbs.


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Last Updated: Thu, Jun 12 04:47:13 PM EDT 2014

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