naca, an Octave code which takes 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 MIT license


naca is available in a C version and a C++ version and a Fortran90 version and a MATLAB version and an Octave version and a Python version.

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  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:

Last revised on 23 September 2022.