A study of the factors affecting the range of airplanes

Biermann, David
naca-tn-592
February 1937


A study was made of the most important factors affecting the range of airplanes. Numerical examples are given showing the effects of different variables on the range of a two-engine airplane. The takeoff problems of long-range airplanes are analyzed.

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