Kinetic Energy in Partial Climbs

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Publication date: 1 November 1942


PARTIAL climbs are usually done at constant A.S.I, readings. In order to maintain constant A.S.I.R. during a climb, the true forward speed of the aeroplane must increase. Thus there is an increase in the kinetic energy of the aeroplane as well as an increase in the potential energy.


Hurn, A. (1942), "Kinetic Energy in Partial Climbs", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 14 No. 11, pp. 319-319.

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