An Empirical Method for Predicting the Zero Lift Transonic Drag Rise of Low Drag Fin-Stabilized Stores as a Function of Fineness
1955 Oct 19
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
The design of stores or bombs for maximum aerodynamic efficiency in the transonic speed range was a very difficult problem because of the empirical manner in which the drag coefficient must be predicted. This paper reports analysis of data available.