Large Wing Fillets in F9F Panther Jet Drawing
Large Wing Fillets in F9F Panther Jet Drawing

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  • Description: Interference drag can be minimized by proper wing root fairing and filleting which induces smooth mixing of air past the intersection of wing and fuselage. The figure shows a Grumman F9F Panther Jet with a large degree of filleting.
  • Source: http://history.nasa.gov/SP-367/chapt4.htm
  • Source info: Fig. 79 of NASA's "SP-367 Introduction to the Aerodynamics of Flight" Prepared at Langley Research Center, 1975, with last update 2005.
  • License: Public Domain