Cover: Calculation of Required Thrust Taking into Account Compressibility

Calculation of Required Thrust Taking into Account Compressibility

Published 1961

by R. A. Kolchanov, C. M. Weber

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A method for determining graphically the relation among flight path, angle of attack, and required thrust of an aircraft by constructing a force polygon directly on the lift-drag polar. The method is used for conditions other than straight and level flight and, in the case of transition between subsonic and supersonic flight, can be used at any speed for which a polar can be obtained.

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