Not All Airfoils Stall the Same, Part 3

Gulfstream G650. Photo credit: Mike Fuchslocher/Alamy Stock Photo
In Part 2, we discussed Learjet’s research into improving the stall characteristics of its aircraft. Bombardier’s Clinton E. Tanner, senior technical advisor of flight sciences, points out that miniscule differences from one wing to another can cause one wing to stall before the other. The aircraft...

Not All Airfoils Stall the Same, Part 3 is part of Aviation Week Network's complimentary online access.

Register now to read this content, plus receive complimentary access to articles from our experts in the global aerospace, air transport, mro, defense and space and business aviation communities.

Already registered to or AWIN? Log in with your existing email and password.