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I'm working on a simple panel method solver based on thin airfoil theory and I would like to validate my code using wind tunnel data. Is there any place where I can find pressure distribution data from wind tunnel experiments for various airfoils? I know that there are old NACA (and probably other) reports containing such numbers, but looking them up and then extracting the data from graphs is quite tedious.

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  • $\begingroup$ Resources location is generally considered as off topic as define by the help center. Nevertheless, you may easily find such data thanks to your favourite web search engine $\endgroup$ – Manu H Feb 14 at 14:27
  • $\begingroup$ If you look at the examples provided in the help center you can see that my question is quite different. It is not obvious or common knowledge where to find this kind of data and it's of scientific relevance and will help others who are looking for the same thing. I spent quite some time and no, a web search engine has not helped me with this. $\endgroup$ – Daniel Feb 14 at 14:36
  • $\begingroup$ You should include your comment in the question, along with your current state of research so that answer focus on what is relevant to you, possibly omitting all the knowledge you already have (answer more specific and concise) $\endgroup$ – Manu H Feb 14 at 14:39

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