NACA Airfoils

NACA is a MATLAB library which can take the parameters of certain NACA airfoils and return the coordinates of a sequence of points that outline the wing shape.


The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.


NACA is available in a C version and a C++ version and a FORTRAN77 version and a FORTRAN90 version and a MATLAB version.

Related Data and Programs:


  1. Eastman Jacobs, Kenneth Ward, Robert Pinkerton,
    "The characteristics of 78 related airfoil sections from tests in the variable-density wind tunnel",
    NACA Report 460, 1933.

Source Code:

Examples and Tests:

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Last revised on 24 May 2014.