The Problem of the Propeller in Yaw With Special Reference to Airplane Stability

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The quantity of air which the disk area described by propeller blades travels through, is accelerated rearward conformably to the momentum of the forces acting on the propeller. The accelerated air mass forms behind the propeller the so-called slipstream, in which among others, the mean velocity of advance is increased. If the propeller axis slopes toward the relative flight direction, the slipstream direction likewise changes, i.e., it sets up a downwash behind the propeller.

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[39] p. : ill.

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Misztal, Franz January 1933.

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  • Main Title: The Problem of the Propeller in Yaw With Special Reference to Airplane Stability
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Memorandums

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The quantity of air which the disk area described by propeller blades travels through, is accelerated rearward conformably to the momentum of the forces acting on the propeller. The accelerated air mass forms behind the propeller the so-called slipstream, in which among others, the mean velocity of advance is increased. If the propeller axis slopes toward the relative flight direction, the slipstream direction likewise changes, i.e., it sets up a downwash behind the propeller.

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[39] p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R23640
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930094720 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-696
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930094720
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc63556

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  • January 1933

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Misztal, Franz. The Problem of the Propeller in Yaw With Special Reference to Airplane Stability, report, January 1933; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc63556/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.