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Conical camber

Old 18th Aug 2020, 08:58
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Conical camber

You've probably read about the F-106 & Concorde and the conical camber on their wings. What is conical camber? Is this a drooping of the outer leading edge so the tip is washed out in relation to the root and makes use of the upwards airflow coming onto the wing?
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Old 18th Aug 2020, 09:10
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Page 10-19 onwards might help:-
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Old 18th Aug 2020, 12:41
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The definition is at the top of page 10-25 in that paper:
Known as conical camber, the surface was cambered so that the geometry was straight along rays through the apex of the wing.
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