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Choice of Fin Area and Dihedral: A mathematical exposition of the working rules for the choice of nv and —lv for a new aeroplane, taking the 33½ per cent fin and rudder margin, the low‐speed rate of roll requirement and the damping of lateral oscillation rate as criteria

F.B. Baker M.A. (Warden of the College of Aeronautics, Cranfield)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 March 1948

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Abstract

THE choice of nv and — lv for a new aircraft is not simply a matter of chance; nor can it be decided entirely by considerations of stability. Below are given certain working rules, which should act as a useful guide.

Citation

Baker, F.B. (1948), "Choice of Fin Area and Dihedral: A mathematical exposition of the working rules for the choice of nv and —lv for a new aeroplane, taking the 33½ per cent fin and rudder margin, the low‐speed rate of roll requirement and the damping of lateral oscillation rate as criteria", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 20 No. 3, pp. 87-88. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb031614

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