Flight and test-stand investigation of high-performance fuels in double-row radial air-cooled engines 1: determination of cooling characteristics of flight engine

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Report discussing the cooling characteristics of a 14-cylinder double-row radial air-cooled engine in a four-engine airplane. The effects of charge-air flow, cooling-air pressure drop, and fuel-air ratio on the cooling characteristics were measured separately. The cooling equation, rear middle-barrel temperature, cooling-limited manifold pressure, and maximum cruising power versus temperature-limited power are described.

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Blackman, Calvin C.; White, H. Jack & Pragliola, Philip C. December 20, 1944.

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  • Main Title: Flight and test-stand investigation of high-performance fuels in double-row radial air-cooled engines 1: determination of cooling characteristics of flight engine
  • Series Title: NACA Wartime Reports
  • Series Title: NACA Memorandum Reports

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Report discussing the cooling characteristics of a 14-cylinder double-row radial air-cooled engine in a four-engine airplane. The effects of charge-air flow, cooling-air pressure drop, and fuel-air ratio on the cooling characteristics were measured separately. The cooling equation, rear middle-barrel temperature, cooling-limited manifold pressure, and maximum cruising power versus temperature-limited power are described.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R22874
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930093584 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-WR-E-247
  • Report No.: NACA-MR-E4L20
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930093584
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc62522

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Blackman, Calvin C.; White, H. Jack & Pragliola, Philip C. Flight and test-stand investigation of high-performance fuels in double-row radial air-cooled engines 1: determination of cooling characteristics of flight engine, report, December 20, 1944; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc62522/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.