Research Reports and Memoranda
Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology
Article publication date: 1 July 1940
An explanation is given of the physical factors which govern the influence of the speed of sound on the drag, of an aeroplane, and on its performance. Observing the processes at the point of stagnation, the criterion for the compressibility influence is the Machs number, the introduction of which is also explained.
(1940), "Research Reports and Memoranda", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 12 No. 7, pp. 210-212. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb030666
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