Sponsor Message:
Aviation Technical / Operations Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
An-72/An-74 Wing - Supercritical?  
User currently offlineFanofjets From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 1984 posts, RR: 3
Posted (10 years 11 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1563 times:

When the An-72 first flew in the 1970s, supercritical wings were a trend in commercial aircraft design. Is the An-72/An-74 wing a supercritical design?


The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery
1 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1545 times:

Looks like a pretty normal wing to me. I fact, I would say that a supercritical wing probably won't work as well when trying to get the "Caonda" effect (sp?) from the thrust being passed over the upper surface of the wing.

Charles


Top Of Page
Forum Index

Reply To This Topic An-72/An-74 Wing - Supercritical?
Username:
No username? Sign up now!
Password: 


Forgot Password? Be reminded.
Remember me on this computer (uses cookies)
  • Tech/Ops related posts only!
  • Not Tech/Ops related? Use the other forums
  • No adverts of any kind. This includes web pages.
  • No hostile language or criticizing of others.
  • Do not post copyright protected material.
  • Use relevant and describing topics.
  • Check if your post already been discussed.
  • Check your spelling!
  • DETAILED RULES
Add Images Add SmiliesPosting Help

Please check your spelling (press "Check Spelling" above)


Similar topics:More similar topics...
Calculating An Aircrafts Wing Loading posted Fri Sep 29 2006 23:23:16 by Legoguy
Wing Root Construction AN-124 posted Tue Jun 21 2005 14:59:13 by HAWK21M
Horizontal Stabilizer, An Inverted Wing? posted Fri Nov 28 2003 06:26:31 by Jgore
How Does An Engine Hang Off The Wing? posted Sun Jul 14 2002 09:05:39 by QANTAS747-438
Wierd Way The Wing Flexed On An Airtran 737-2L9 posted Mon Sep 3 2001 02:34:26 by RC Pilot
AN-124 Wing Root posted Mon Jul 2 2001 06:35:15 by HAWK21M
An XB-70 AV-2 Question. posted Tue Dec 5 2006 23:59:56 by Starglider
Payback Period On An Aircraft posted Tue Dec 5 2006 01:19:29 by HKA
How Does An Aircraft Rotate? posted Tue Oct 24 2006 18:21:12 by Goinv
"rain" Inside An MD 11 posted Thu Oct 19 2006 19:15:46 by RootsAir

Sponsor Message:
Printer friendly format