WorldofAerospace.googlepages.com                                                            Contact Us | Sitemap | Home Calculate Thrust Required for Single Engine Propeller Driven Airplane  Method to Calculate the Thrust Required for a Single Engine Propeller Driven Airplane Aerospace Thrust Required for Propeller Engine Airplane In order to calculate the thrust required for a single engine propeller driven airplane... We need to have the Wing span in feet. The Wing Area if feet^2/sec. The Normal Gross Weight of the Airplane in pounds lb. The fuel capacity of the Airplane in gallons (gal) of aviation gasoline. The Power-plant / Engine Hourse Power value (hp). The Specific Fuel Consumption Value in lb/ (hp)(h) The Parasite Drag Coefficient of the Airplane Cd,0 value. The Value of the Oswald Efficiency Factor, e. The Value of the Propeller Efficiency And the Assumed Velocity in feet /sec. Performing the Calculation, we get, Value of the Lift Coefficient CL Value of the Aspect Ratio of the Wing The Value of the Total Drag Coefficient of the Airplane, Cd,0 The Lift to Drag Ratio of the Airplane (L/D) is computed. And finally, the Thrust Required is Computed with the help of formula, Tr = W/(L/D) A table is also generated which gives the value of CL, CD, L/D and Tr at different values of Velocity.   Download Free Program to Calculate the Thrust Required for Single Engine Propeller Driven Airplane.