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A Further Development in Calculating the ‘Take‐off to 50 ft.’ Distance of an Aeroplane

G. John (Aerodynamics Dept., Vickers Armstrongs Ltd., to whom the author's thanks are due for permission to publish this work.)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 April 1948

Abstract

A SERIES of laborious calculations of take‐off distance indicated the desirability of expressing propeller thrust as a function of speed in the take‐off range so that the ground run could be integrated directly. Propeller thrusts were estimated from REF. 2 for a wide range of disk loadings, solidities, and tip speeds. Plotting against speed shows that, for practical values, the assumption of linearity introduces a negligible error (see FIGS. 7–39).

Citation

John, G. (1948), "A Further Development in Calculating the ‘Take‐off to 50 ft.’ Distance of an Aeroplane", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 20 No. 4, pp. 98-101. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb031621

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