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NACA Cowling #10

NACA Cowling #10

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Description (September 1, 1928) Drag can present a major problem for aircraft and many of Langley's early research was focused upon reducing aircraft drag. One method was to place a cowling or covering over the engine cylinder heads, much like the hood over the engine of a car. By the end of September 1928, tests of cowling #10 in the PRT showed a dramatic reduction in drag...Center: LARC .Image # : 1974-L-02730

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1928
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