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I'm doing my masters thesis on a FISHBAC wing so I'm hoping to find coefficient of lift and drag curves for any airfoil with and without (any type of) flaps deployed (and preferably leading edge devices as well) so that I can see how a morphing wing compares to traditional high lift devices.

If possible I'd like to find data from a model with a chord length of around 1m or less so that I can build my model to the same scale (my universities wind tunnel is rather small!).

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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  • $\begingroup$ Seems to me any given airfoil could have any number of different flap types and configurations that would each have different lift/drag curves associated with them. In addition to a whole different set of curves for each degree of flap setting. Not sure you're going to find that kind of voluminous information published for general use. $\endgroup$ – PJNoes Nov 25 '19 at 18:38
  • $\begingroup$ The most comprehensive collection is Fluid Dynamic Lift by S. Hoerner. However, you need to be able to piece information together. It allows you to get a good estimate for almost any combination of flap and slat from tons of wind tunnel measurement data. $\endgroup$ – Peter Kämpf Nov 25 '19 at 18:47
  • $\begingroup$ "Any" airfoil at all??? Can you narrow it down to a few families? Or is it enough for an answer here to mention a particular family with the data you want? $\endgroup$ – Camille Goudeseune Nov 25 '19 at 22:41

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