aircraft propeller

aircraft propeller

[′er‚kraft prə‚pel·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
A hub-and-multiblade device for transforming the rotational power of an aircraft engine into thrust power for the purpose of moving an aircraft through the air.
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Hartzell Propeller is the global leader in advanced technology aircraft propeller design and manufacturing for business, commercial and government customers.
While the manufacturer's maintenance manual and instructions for continued airworthiness must be followed, FAA Advisory Circular AC 20-37e, Aircraft Propeller Maintenance, is a quite informative reference guide.
He was a longtime resident of Genoa City and was employed as an engineer for Aircraft Propeller Service, LLC, in Lake Zurich.
The study said: "Hand swinging an aircraft propeller is recognised across the aviation industry as a hazardous procedure.
An order from Cebu Pacific for turboprop aircraft is a main driver of growth in the next five years for the aircraft propeller systems market, which is nearing $1 billion yearly, according to Technavio.
April 8, 2016 (KAMPALA) - A South Sudanese student who was under piloting training in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, has been killed by aircraft propeller which hit her on Thursday.
The system incorporates a condenser fan design that is based on aircraft propeller design elements.
The existing GE facility is located at Brisbane airport and Q400 aircraft propeller repair operations were initiated in January 2012.
The aircraft propeller, the report noted, was uncertified and the NAL had devised engine relight procedures without consulting its manufacturer.
Moreover, the PAC has been certified by the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), M/S Hamilton Sundstrand to carry out the overhaul of C-130 aircraft propeller on commercial basis.
Consider the case of the aircraft propeller. When powered flight began with the Wright brothers more than a century ago, propellers were mounted with their blades in a fixed position, directly on a hub attached to the propeller shaft.
TWO passengers needed hospital treatment yesterday after an aircraft propeller cover smashed into a window after take-off.

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