electric propeller

electric propeller

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A propeller in which pitch is changed electrically.
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It received a major mid-life upgrade in 2009, in which its four diesel engines and electric propeller engines were replaced, according to specialist publication Jane's Sentinel.
That maintenance included the replacement of its four diesel engines and its electric propeller engines, according to specialist publication Jane's Sentinel.
For comparison purposes, the electric propeller motors of the QE2 are each 44 MW.
Making coffee, a staple for most caffeine devotees, is a typical morning chore requiring the switch of an electric propeller grinder.
Their imagination and brain power were also tested as they designed and made a boat with an electric propeller and created a solar-powered fan.
A single cellphone battery powers the servos, as well as a telemetry receiver, video camera, transmitter, and electric propeller motor.
The Solar Impulse, which runs on four electric propellers powered by an array of solar cells mounted on the plane's 63 meter (206 foot) wingspan, had lifted off just before dawn Saturday from Washington Dulles International Airport.
The new ships will introduce technology such as electric propellers and the integration of propeller and rudder that will make the ships highly maneuverable, more eco-friendly and quieter.
Because the electric propellers of brushless motor are very quiet, the aircraft is an excellent leisure toy in urban or rural areas.
The planned final version will feature twelve small electric propellers along a high-aspect ratio wings leading edge, and two larger electric cruise motors out on the wing tips.
The plane, which runs on four electric propellers powered by 12,000 solar cells mounted on the plane's 63-meter wingspan, touched down in the dark at Dulles International Airport at 12.
Its electric propellers are powered only by solar panels.

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