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Application of the energy concept to the climb performance of a light propellor-driven airplane

by Walter C. Stewart

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Published by Princeton University .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aeronautics

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis ( )--Princeton University, 1954.

    Statementby Walter C. Stewart and George H. Hughey
    ContributionsHughey, George H.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24992616M

    A) require a lower angle of attack to maintain the same lift coefficient. * B) experience an increase in induced drag and require more thrust. C) experience a reduction in ground friction and require a slight power reduction.   Engines for propeller-driven aircraft are limited in their maximum rotational speed by the fact that the tip speed of the propeller must not approach the speed of sound in air (Mach 1). Taking 6 ft as a typical diameter for a propeller of a light airplane and ft/s as the speed of sound, find the upper limit on the rpm (revolutions per minute) of the propeller shaft.

      Superchargers and turbochargers can help up to a certain level, but eventually, even they will run out of air and the engine just won't be able to produce enough power to allow the plane to climb any higher.   From the “ultimate range anxiety” department. NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Seattle-area startup, backed by the venture capital arms of Boeing Co and JetBlue Airways Corp announced plans on Thursday to bring a small hybrid-electric commuter aircraft to market by The small airliner is the first of several planes planned by Zunum Aero, which said it .

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Application of the energy concept to the climb performance of a light propellor-driven airplane by Walter C. Stewart Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Other. Consider a jet and a propeller driven airplane side by side on the tarmac. The engines will of course look very different. The jets wings will be swept back much farther and it will look sleeker and faster.

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(World records in for propellor driven fixed wing planes were in the vicinity of mph.) And with the sightings of these novel craft, often there was also reported a bright luminosity. The light was purely reflective, the plane's surface being so highly polished as to show a mirror-like reflection in the moonlight or perhaps a blinding.

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Second, the advent of jet propulsion in the German ME, placed the propellor-driven aircraft in an obsolescent status.

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