Cover: Derivation of a wing weight formula for a thin wing structure.

Derivation of a wing weight formula for a thin wing structure.

Published 1950

by Francis Reynolds Shanley

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An examination of the limiting case of a wing of minimum thickness. The deflection characteristics are investigated and the weight equations used to get an indication of the parameters involved and the conditions under which the "solid" wing might compare favorably with the more conventional types of construction.

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