center of thrust

center of thrust

[′sen·tər əv ′thrəst]
(aerospace engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

center of thrust

A line corresponding with the longitudinal axis of a propeller shaft, about which the forces of thrust are balanced. In the case of multiengine aircraft, the resultant of all the thrust forces of the propellers and/or the exhaust jet stream.
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