A new chart for estimating the absolute ceiling of an airplane

Diehl, Walter S
naca-report-368
1932


This report is concerned with the derivation of a chart for estimating the absolute ceiling of an airplane. This chart may be used in conjunction with the usual curves of power required and power available as an accurate substitute for extended calculation, or it may be used in the estimation of absolute ceiling when power curves are not available.

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