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NACA M3 AIRFOIL (m3-il) Xfoil prediction polar at RE=500,000 Ncrit=9


Details Polar file
Airfoil: NACA M3 AIRFOIL (m3-il)
Reynolds number: 500,000
Max Cl/Cd: 54.88 at α=6°
Description: Mach=0 Ncrit=9
Source: Xfoil prediction
Download polar: xf-m3-il-500000.txt
Download as CSV file: xf-m3-il-500000.csv

  
       XFOIL         Version 6.96
  
 Calculated polar for: NACA M3 AIRFOIL                                 
  
 1 1 Reynolds number fixed          Mach number fixed         
  
 xtrf =   1.000 (top)        1.000 (bottom)  
 Mach =   0.000     Re =     0.500 e 6     Ncrit =   9.000
  
   alpha    CL        CD       CDp       CM     Top_Xtr  Bot_Xtr
  ------ -------- --------- --------- -------- -------- --------
 -15.750  -0.8710   0.12388   0.12132   0.0042   1.0000   0.0250
 -15.500  -1.0296   0.08375   0.08067  -0.0219   1.0000   0.0232
 -15.250  -1.0697   0.07282   0.06947  -0.0292   1.0000   0.0231
 -15.000  -1.0957   0.06531   0.06174  -0.0336   1.0000   0.0231
 -14.750  -1.1142   0.05954   0.05578  -0.0365   1.0000   0.0232
 -14.500  -1.1290   0.05481   0.05085  -0.0383   1.0000   0.0234
 -14.250  -1.1411   0.05079   0.04664  -0.0391   1.0000   0.0236
 -14.000  -1.1512   0.04732   0.04299  -0.0391   1.0000   0.0239
 -13.750  -1.1592   0.04441   0.03987  -0.0384   1.0000   0.0242
 -13.500  -1.1653   0.04194   0.03720  -0.0370   1.0000   0.0246
 -13.250  -1.1697   0.03996   0.03501  -0.0351   1.0000   0.0249
 -13.000  -1.1725   0.03854   0.03338  -0.0325   1.0000   0.0252
 -12.750  -1.1779   0.03616   0.03077  -0.0294   1.0000   0.0256
 -12.500  -1.1708   0.03388   0.02841  -0.0277   1.0000   0.0262
 -12.250  -1.1615   0.03269   0.02718  -0.0257   1.0000   0.0266
 -12.000  -1.1505   0.03160   0.02600  -0.0239   1.0000   0.0271
 -11.750  -1.1371   0.03054   0.02485  -0.0224   1.0000   0.0277
 -11.500  -1.1227   0.02946   0.02367  -0.0209   1.0000   0.0283
 -11.250  -1.1075   0.02845   0.02254  -0.0194   1.0000   0.0290
 -11.000  -1.0914   0.02756   0.02151  -0.0180   1.0000   0.0297
 -10.750  -1.0745   0.02690   0.02069  -0.0165   1.0000   0.0302
 -10.500  -1.0578   0.02510   0.01874  -0.0153   1.0000   0.0309
 -10.250  -1.0393   0.02365   0.01727  -0.0143   1.0000   0.0316
 -10.000  -1.0202   0.02277   0.01637  -0.0132   1.0000   0.0323
  -9.750  -1.0007   0.02206   0.01561  -0.0121   1.0000   0.0331
  -9.500  -0.9809   0.02137   0.01488  -0.0109   1.0000   0.0340
  -9.250  -0.9611   0.02068   0.01412  -0.0097   1.0000   0.0347
  -9.000  -0.9414   0.01999   0.01337  -0.0084   1.0000   0.0354
  -8.750  -0.9218   0.01940   0.01270  -0.0070   1.0000   0.0359
  -8.500  -0.9034   0.01866   0.01190  -0.0054   1.0000   0.0365
  -8.250  -0.8885   0.01755   0.01077  -0.0033   1.0000   0.0376
  -8.000  -0.8711   0.01691   0.01013  -0.0016   1.0000   0.0385
  -7.750  -0.8533   0.01637   0.00957   0.0002   1.0000   0.0393
  -7.500  -0.8354   0.01588   0.00905   0.0020   1.0000   0.0402
  -7.250  -0.8175   0.01542   0.00856   0.0038   1.0000   0.0411
  -7.000  -0.7992   0.01502   0.00812   0.0055   1.0000   0.0421
  -6.750  -0.7805   0.01468   0.00773   0.0072   1.0000   0.0429
  -6.500  -0.7641   0.01408   0.00711   0.0092   1.0000   0.0442
  -6.250  -0.7463   0.01360   0.00663   0.0110   1.0000   0.0457
  -6.000  -0.7272   0.01326   0.00628   0.0126   1.0000   0.0473
  -5.750  -0.7075   0.01297   0.00596   0.0140   1.0000   0.0492
  -5.500  -0.6743   0.01258   0.00556   0.0126   0.9982   0.0522
  -5.250  -0.6389   0.01216   0.00519   0.0108   0.9958   0.0586
  -5.000  -0.6033   0.01163   0.00478   0.0088   0.9938   0.0775
  -4.750  -0.5706   0.01098   0.00440   0.0074   0.9905   0.1234
  -4.500  -0.5363   0.01043   0.00410   0.0055   0.9873   0.1721
  -4.250  -0.5005   0.00992   0.00384   0.0035   0.9847   0.2260
  -4.000  -0.4638   0.00942   0.00361   0.0012   0.9828   0.2850
  -3.750  -0.4322   0.00899   0.00340   0.0001   0.9778   0.3375
  -3.500  -0.3969   0.00858   0.00321  -0.0017   0.9745   0.3910
  -3.250  -0.3604   0.00817   0.00304  -0.0038   0.9719   0.4502
  -3.000  -0.3258   0.00783   0.00289  -0.0053   0.9684   0.5003
  -2.750  -0.2968   0.00750   0.00277  -0.0056   0.9614   0.5501
  -2.500  -0.2645   0.00722   0.00264  -0.0064   0.9566   0.5926
  -2.250  -0.2375   0.00701   0.00256  -0.0060   0.9481   0.6312
  -2.000  -0.2089   0.00679   0.00247  -0.0059   0.9409   0.6668
  -1.750  -0.1837   0.00663   0.00242  -0.0050   0.9303   0.7007
  -1.500  -0.1575   0.00649   0.00236  -0.0043   0.9205   0.7300
  -1.250  -0.1314   0.00638   0.00231  -0.0035   0.9095   0.7521
  -1.000  -0.1054   0.00630   0.00227  -0.0028   0.8974   0.7726
  -0.750  -0.0791   0.00624   0.00224  -0.0021   0.8854   0.7928
  -0.500  -0.0528   0.00619   0.00222  -0.0014   0.8730   0.8117
  -0.250  -0.0265   0.00617   0.00220  -0.0007   0.8595   0.8288
   0.000   0.0000   0.00616   0.00220   0.0000   0.8446   0.8446
   0.250   0.0264   0.00617   0.00220   0.0007   0.8288   0.8595
   0.500   0.0528   0.00619   0.00222   0.0014   0.8117   0.8729
   0.750   0.0791   0.00624   0.00224   0.0021   0.7928   0.8854
   1.000   0.1054   0.00630   0.00227   0.0028   0.7726   0.8974
   1.250   0.1314   0.00638   0.00231   0.0035   0.7521   0.9096
   1.500   0.1574   0.00649   0.00236   0.0043   0.7299   0.9205
   1.750   0.1837   0.00663   0.00242   0.0050   0.7008   0.9303
   2.000   0.2089   0.00679   0.00247   0.0059   0.6670   0.9409
   2.250   0.2375   0.00701   0.00256   0.0060   0.6311   0.9481
   2.500   0.2645   0.00722   0.00264   0.0064   0.5925   0.9566
   2.750   0.2968   0.00750   0.00277   0.0056   0.5499   0.9615
   3.000   0.3258   0.00783   0.00289   0.0053   0.4999   0.9685
   3.250   0.3605   0.00817   0.00304   0.0038   0.4502   0.9719
   3.500   0.3969   0.00858   0.00321   0.0017   0.3910   0.9745
   3.750   0.4322   0.00899   0.00340  -0.0001   0.3374   0.9779
   4.000   0.4639   0.00942   0.00361  -0.0012   0.2850   0.9828
   4.250   0.5006   0.00992   0.00384  -0.0035   0.2261   0.9847
   4.500   0.5364   0.01043   0.00410  -0.0056   0.1721   0.9873
   4.750   0.5707   0.01098   0.00439  -0.0074   0.1234   0.9906
   5.000   0.6034   0.01162   0.00478  -0.0088   0.0775   0.9939
   5.250   0.6390   0.01215   0.00518  -0.0108   0.0586   0.9959
   5.500   0.6744   0.01258   0.00556  -0.0126   0.0523   0.9982
   5.750   0.7073   0.01296   0.00596  -0.0140   0.0492   1.0000
   6.000   0.7271   0.01325   0.00627  -0.0125   0.0474   1.0000
   6.250   0.7462   0.01360   0.00663  -0.0110   0.0457   1.0000
   6.500   0.7640   0.01407   0.00710  -0.0092   0.0442   1.0000
   6.750   0.7804   0.01468   0.00773  -0.0072   0.0429   1.0000
   7.000   0.7991   0.01502   0.00812  -0.0055   0.0421   1.0000
   7.250   0.8174   0.01542   0.00855  -0.0038   0.0411   1.0000
   7.500   0.8353   0.01588   0.00905  -0.0020   0.0402   1.0000
   7.750   0.8532   0.01637   0.00957  -0.0002   0.0393   1.0000
   8.000   0.8710   0.01691   0.01013   0.0016   0.0385   1.0000
   8.250   0.8884   0.01754   0.01077   0.0034   0.0376   1.0000
   8.500   0.9033   0.01867   0.01190   0.0054   0.0365   1.0000
   8.750   0.9218   0.01940   0.01269   0.0070   0.0359   1.0000
   9.000   0.9415   0.01999   0.01337   0.0084   0.0354   1.0000
   9.250   0.9612   0.02067   0.01411   0.0097   0.0347   1.0000
   9.500   0.9810   0.02137   0.01488   0.0109   0.0340   1.0000
   9.750   1.0008   0.02206   0.01561   0.0120   0.0331   1.0000
  10.000   1.0204   0.02277   0.01637   0.0131   0.0323   1.0000
  10.250   1.0395   0.02365   0.01727   0.0142   0.0316   1.0000
  10.500   1.0580   0.02511   0.01875   0.0152   0.0309   1.0000
  10.750   1.0747   0.02689   0.02068   0.0165   0.0302   1.0000
  11.000   1.0917   0.02757   0.02151   0.0179   0.0297   1.0000
  11.250   1.1078   0.02844   0.02253   0.0194   0.0289   1.0000
  11.500   1.1231   0.02946   0.02367   0.0208   0.0282   1.0000
  11.750   1.1375   0.03054   0.02485   0.0223   0.0276   1.0000
  12.000   1.1509   0.03160   0.02600   0.0239   0.0271   1.0000
  12.250   1.1621   0.03269   0.02717   0.0256   0.0266   1.0000
  12.500   1.1716   0.03388   0.02841   0.0276   0.0262   1.0000
  12.750   1.1784   0.03625   0.03086   0.0293   0.0256   1.0000
  13.000   1.1732   0.03852   0.03337   0.0324   0.0252   1.0000
  13.250   1.1703   0.03998   0.03503   0.0350   0.0249   1.0000
  13.500   1.1661   0.04196   0.03722   0.0369   0.0246   1.0000
  13.750   1.1600   0.04442   0.03989   0.0382   0.0242   1.0000
  14.000   1.1521   0.04735   0.04301   0.0389   0.0239   1.0000
  14.250   1.1422   0.05079   0.04665   0.0389   0.0236   1.0000
  14.500   1.1305   0.05477   0.05082   0.0381   0.0234   1.0000
  14.750   1.1162   0.05946   0.05569   0.0363   0.0232   1.0000
  15.000   1.0980   0.06518   0.06160   0.0335   0.0231   1.0000
  15.250   1.0723   0.07266   0.06930   0.0290   0.0230   1.0000
  15.500   1.0308   0.08385   0.08078   0.0215   0.0232   1.0000
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