Aircraft engine performance
Ehrich, Fredric F. Aircraft Engine Business Group, General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachusetts.
Last reviewed:November 2019
- Operating parameters
- Power producer operation
- Power producer performance
- Propulsor operation
- Propulsor performance
- Integrated performance
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
The power or thrust, the specific fuel consumption (mass of fuel consumed per hour per unit of delivered thrust or power), and any other important operating parameters of an aircraft engine, reported in graphical, tabular, or computerized format as a function of a thrust (or power) selection parameter, of ambient air pressure and temperature, of flight speed, and of other environmental, operational, and installation variables. See also: Power; Specific fuel consumption; Thrust
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