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pusher propeller

pusher propeller
Tractor propeller.
pusher propeller
Predator tactical unmanned aerial vehicle with a pusher propeller located at the rear.
An arrangement in which the propeller or the airscrew is behind the engine, and it pushes the airplane rather than pulling it. The advantage of this arrangement is that the absence of an engine nacelle forward of the wing permits unrestricted airflow over the wing. The opposite version is a tractor propeller.
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The craft consists of a full-suspensioned, tri-gear airframe and a 52- to 100-horsepower engine in a pusher configuration. It uses ram-air parachute technology - its parachute wing supplies its only source of lift.
The batteries provide electricity through a traction controller system to the electric traction motor which then drives the wheels through a Dana-supplied axle and differential mounted in a pusher configuration. The front axle is a custom unit supplied by Brierton Engineering of Abilene, Kan.