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Offline zhuravlik

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Unbuilt experimental F-104
« on: May 24, 2007, 02:47:33 am »
I cannot remember from wich magazine cover i've seen it.
It was some 4 years ago...
It was pictured in nasa markings on the cover.
Something like that...
(is this a weissmann planform?)
Please help me and excuse my bad english.

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Re: Unbuilt experimental F-104
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2007, 03:03:22 am »
Wing & Airpower. (U.S.Magazine)

I have to look for the correct issue.

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Re: Unbuilt experimental F-104
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2007, 03:31:18 am »
Excellent!
Could be FEB 2004,Stars of NASA,Bryant    NASA Flight Research Center    Lockheed F-104?
Unfortunately i can't see the cover.
A pdf would be fantastic!

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Re: Unbuilt experimental F-104
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2007, 01:11:04 pm »
Wings Februar 2004 ,Vol 33 no2.

No illustration on the cover. In the text  only small caption
with the drawing.Wing planform must be reversed in the drawing above
(wingspan most wide in front)
Designation : NLF-104 - proposed modification by Norhrop /Grumman
                  for one of the NASA's Starfighters with Natural Laminar Flow Delta Wing.

Capition states :  never before published rendering by Tom Tullis....

So far the above mentioned magazinearticle . 'Stars of Nasa' by Roy Bryant

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Re: Unbuilt experimental F-104
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2007, 08:29:36 pm »
It's based on the reverse delta research, which demonstrated that you could achieve near laminar flow without any aids; i.e.-it was achieved by just the shape of the wing itself.

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Re: Unbuilt experimental F-104
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2013, 05:48:21 am »
Source: Wings Februar 2004 ,Vol 33 no1., page 42
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Re: Unbuilt experimental F-104
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2013, 11:08:01 am »
Interesting...

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Re: Unbuilt experimental F-104
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2013, 03:43:28 pm »
Ah, is that one!
Thank you fightingirish.
« Last Edit: April 15, 2013, 03:46:06 pm by zhuravlik »

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Re: Unbuilt experimental F-104
« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2013, 05:11:50 pm »
Hi!