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Record 15 of 1832
Miniature Airflow Sensor
Author and Affiliation:
Kershner, D. D.
Abstract: Miniature flow-angle and airspeed sensor quickly mounted on light aircraft wing with two-sided tape since conventional sensors are restricted to large aircraft. Sensor operates as free-trailing wind vane selfalineing in airstream through two independent axes. Vane attached to wing surface through hollow mounting boom that fits on mounting plate attached to wing with two-sided neoprene-foam tape. Method shown strong enough for loads of low-speed flight.
Publication Date: Nov 01, 1984
Document ID:
19830000603
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 83B10603
Subject Category: MECHANICS
Report/Patent Number: LAR-13065
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 8; 2; P. 226
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Langley Research Center; Hampton, VA, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: AIR FLOW; FLOWMETERS; MINIATURIZATION
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
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