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Control in Flight Under Asymmetric Power: The Aerodynamics of the Problem of Regaining and Maintaining Control after Engine Failure

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Publication date: 1 September 1947

Abstract

THE problem of designing an aircraft so that the pilot is able easily to regain and maintain control following the sudden failure of an engine has been for some years a serious one. It is thought that an elementary description of the aerodynamics of the problem and of the flight tests which are made to assess a particular aircraft may be of interest. The equally important problem of ensuring adequate performance after an engine failure is not discussed here.

Citation

Yates, A.H. (1947), "Control in Flight Under Asymmetric Power: The Aerodynamics of the Problem of Regaining and Maintaining Control after Engine Failure", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 19 No. 9, pp. 287-290. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb031547

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MCB UP Ltd

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