Experiments with a counter-propeller

Lesley, E P (Stanford University)
naca-tn-453
March 1933


This note describes tests made at Stanford University on a four-blade fixed counter-propeller in combination with a two-blade rotating propeller. It is shown that the efficiency of the normal form, well-designed air propeller can be increased about two percent over the full working range by the addition of fixed counter-propeller blades.

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