Development of an aircraft incidence meter by Albert Francis Zahm

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Published by Press of J. B. Lippincott Co. in [Philadelphia] .

Written in English

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  • Aeronautical instruments

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Other titlesAircraft incidence meter.
LC ClassificationsTL589 .Z27
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Pagination683-685 p.
Number of Pages685
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Open LibraryOL25218679M
LC Control Number50052576

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Or set the axles on the bench, and place a suitable block under the rear fuselage. Then place the Robart Incidence Meter on some part of the structure know to be parallel to the aircraft datum (center line).File Size: KB.

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It features an improved steel counterweight, precision pointer and anti-parallax scale, new magnified meter face and bubble level. Supplied with 18 inch meter bar. Google 'incidence meter' there are some on the resulting page. Cyclicscooby: 05/04/ It depends on the type of aircraft.

an aerobatic model would normally be set up with the wing and tail at 0 degrees. A vintage (basically Free Flight) model migh go as high as 3 degrees BUT that is in realationship to the datum or centre line.

Feihu is right, and more to the point, it's more accurate than using an incidence meter. Think about it, a difference of 1/16 on a wing panel that's 15" wide, won't even show up on an incidence meter, but 1/16" is 1/16 with a rule. Use the incidence meter as a rough guide, but be an accurate modeler, use a rule.

Pulled my Great Planes Laser Incidence Meter out the other day to set up a plane and my batteries were dead. I have had the incidence meter for years and years so I wasn't surprised that the 2 batteries in the unit were dead. The unit had a quantity of two - GP, volt batteries in it.

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