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Finding the Best Fuels for Aircraft: Low Weight and Small Volume per Unit Quantity of Work or Energy are Primary Requirements

Oliver Thornycroft O.B.E., B.A. (Research staff of Ricardo & Co., Ltd.)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 June 1929

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Abstract

TO answer the question, “What are the best fuels for aircraft?” might seem at first sight neither more nor less difficult than to say, What are the best fuels for motor cars? There is, however, one added factor, namely, that of weight, and this adds greatly to the complexity of the question.

Citation

Thornycroft, O. (1929), "Finding the Best Fuels for Aircraft: Low Weight and Small Volume per Unit Quantity of Work or Energy are Primary Requirements", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 1 No. 6, pp. 199-202. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb029162

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MCB UP Ltd

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