1937-01-01

The Constant-Speed Propeller - Part I - Its Performance 370126

VARIOUS types of automatic controllable propellers are discussed to show that constant-speed operation will, in general, give the most satisfactory airplane performance.
Some attention is given to the aerodynamics of the constant-speed propeller, and its effects on performance are described, with reference to the usual characteristics such as cruising speed and rate of climb. Certain new performance possibilities that result from this type of operation are discussed.

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