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spinner drag

spinner drag

spinner drag


Does anyone know where I can find data about propeller spinner drag?

Is there an ideal elliptical relation? nose radius? or whatever?

(At relatively low speeds, incompressible and Re=0.3e6)

Thanks in advance,


RE: spinner drag

Hoerner "Fluid Dynamic Drag" would be where i'd start

RE: spinner drag

I've got it, didn't find anything skimming through the book, I'll look again...

RE: spinner drag


I'd try Roskam series. It contains a lot of drag estimations for shapes when you are in the design step.



RE: spinner drag

Hey, thanks, I didn't think about that.

I think I've got them somewhere, I'll look it up.

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