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Composite Propellers Play Pivotal Role in Regional Airliner Development

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 November 1991


ONE of the most important issues facing regional turboprop airframe manufacturers today is reducing cabin noise. Range and cruise speed are also major considerations. Propeller optimization, in terms of the propeller diameter, blade design, and the number of blades, is a key factor in all three issues. Many airframe manufacturers are finding the solution to their problems in composite propellers.


(1991), "Composite Propellers Play Pivotal Role in Regional Airliner Development", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 63 No. 11, pp. 5-6.




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