Re: flat plate area


Dave King <KingDWS@...>
 

Where'd you get that 1200 fpm climb rate calculation? I think you forgot to
factor in some things... like the prop efficiency and the (flat plate)
drag... :-)
Like I said the 1200 would be nice. Thats with everything rather on the
perfect side.
The prop effieciency has to be down to 55% to get the numbers to jive with
the real
world. That would.be a rather crappy prop to say the least. The number I keep
coming up with is the airplane is climbing on the thrust 10hp is making
(about147lbs).

Dave

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