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Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range of Propeller-Driven Airplane
Specific Fuel Consumption=(Propeller efficiency/Range of aircraft)*(lift coefficient/Drag Coefficient)*(ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel)) GO
Range of Propeller-Driven Airplane
Range of aircraft=(Propeller efficiency/Specific Fuel Consumption)*(lift coefficient/Drag Coefficient)*(ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel)) GO
Propeller Efficiency for given Range of Propeller-Driven Airplane
Propeller efficiency=Range of aircraft*Specific Fuel Consumption*Drag Coefficient/(lift coefficient*ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel)) GO
Range of Propeller-Driven Airplane for given lift-to-drag ratio
Range of aircraft=(Propeller efficiency/Specific Fuel Consumption)*(Lift-to-drag ratio)*(ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel)) GO
Propeller Efficiency for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane
Propeller efficiency=Range of aircraft*Specific Fuel Consumption/(Lift-to-drag ratio*(ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel))) GO
Lift-to-Drag ratio for given Range of Propeller-Driven Airplane
Lift-to-drag ratio=Specific Fuel Consumption*Range of aircraft/(Propeller efficiency*ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel)) GO
Shaft brake power for reciprocating engine-propeller combination
Brake power=Available Power/Propeller efficiency GO
Power available for reciprocating engine-propeller combination
Available Power=Propeller efficiency*Brake power GO
Weight of aircraft for given Lift-to-drag ratio
Weight=Thrust of an aircraft*Lift-to-drag ratio GO
Thrust required for given Lift-to-drag ratio
Thrust of an aircraft=Weight/Lift-to-drag ratio GO
Glide angle for given lift-to-drag ratio
Glide angle=atan(1/Lift-to-drag ratio) GO

2 Other formulas that calculate the same Output

Specific Fuel Consumption for given Endurance of Propeller-Driven Airplane
Specific Fuel Consumption=(Propeller efficiency/Endurance of aircraft)*((lift coefficient^1.5)/Drag Coefficient)*(sqrt(2*Freestream density*Reference Area))*(((1/Gross Weight)^(1/2))-((1/Weight without fuel)^(1/2))) GO
Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range of Propeller-Driven Airplane
Specific Fuel Consumption=(Propeller efficiency/Range of aircraft)*(lift coefficient/Drag Coefficient)*(ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel)) GO

Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane Formula

Specific Fuel Consumption=(Propeller efficiency/Range of aircraft)*(Lift-to-drag ratio)*(ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel))
c=(η/R)*(L/D)*(ln(W<sub>0</sub>/W<sub>1</sub>))
More formulas
Range of Propeller-Driven Airplane GO
Propeller Efficiency for given Range of Propeller-Driven Airplane GO
Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range of Propeller-Driven Airplane GO
Range of Propeller-Driven Airplane for given lift-to-drag ratio GO
Propeller Efficiency for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane GO
Lift-to-Drag ratio for given Range of Propeller-Driven Airplane GO
Endurance of Propeller-Driven Airplane GO
Propeller Efficiency for given Endurance of Propeller-Driven Airplane GO
Specific Fuel Consumption for given Endurance of Propeller-Driven Airplane GO

Is the maximum lift-to-drag ratio affected by the weight of the aircraft?

The maximum lift-to-drag ratio is independent of the weight of the aircraft, the area of the wing, or the wing loading.

How to Calculate Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane?

Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane calculator uses Specific Fuel Consumption=(Propeller efficiency/Range of aircraft)*(Lift-to-drag ratio)*(ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel)) to calculate the Specific Fuel Consumption, The Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane is obtained from the Breguet range formula and is a function of propeller efficiency, gross weight, and weight without the fuel of aircraft. Specific Fuel Consumption and is denoted by c symbol.

How to calculate Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane, enter Propeller efficiency (η), Range of aircraft (R), Lift-to-drag ratio (L/D), Gross Weight (W0) and Weight without fuel (W1) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane calculation can be explained with given input values -> 3.625E-5 = (0.93/100000)*(37)*(ln(5000/4500)).

FAQ

What is Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane?
The Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane is obtained from the Breguet range formula and is a function of propeller efficiency, gross weight, and weight without the fuel of aircraft and is represented as c=(η/R)*(L/D)*(ln(W0/W1)) or Specific Fuel Consumption=(Propeller efficiency/Range of aircraft)*(Lift-to-drag ratio)*(ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel)). Propeller efficiency is defined as power produced (propeller power) divided by power applied (engine power), Range of aircraft is defined as the total distance (measured with respect to ground) traversed by the aircraft on a tank of fuel, The Lift-to-drag ratio is the amount of lift generated by a wing or vehicle, divided by the aerodynamic drag it creates by moving through the air, The Gross Weight of the airplane is the weight with full fuel and payload and Weight without fuel is the total weight of the airplane without fuel.
How to calculate Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane?
The Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane is obtained from the Breguet range formula and is a function of propeller efficiency, gross weight, and weight without the fuel of aircraft is calculated using Specific Fuel Consumption=(Propeller efficiency/Range of aircraft)*(Lift-to-drag ratio)*(ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel)). To calculate Specific Fuel Consumption for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane, you need Propeller efficiency (η), Range of aircraft (R), Lift-to-drag ratio (L/D), Gross Weight (W0) and Weight without fuel (W1). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Propeller efficiency, Range of aircraft, Lift-to-drag ratio, Gross Weight and Weight without fuel and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Specific Fuel Consumption?
In this formula, Specific Fuel Consumption uses Propeller efficiency, Range of aircraft, Lift-to-drag ratio, Gross Weight and Weight without fuel. We can use 2 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
  • Specific Fuel Consumption=(Propeller efficiency/Range of aircraft)*(lift coefficient/Drag Coefficient)*(ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel))
  • Specific Fuel Consumption=(Propeller efficiency/Endurance of aircraft)*((lift coefficient^1.5)/Drag Coefficient)*(sqrt(2*Freestream density*Reference Area))*(((1/Gross Weight)^(1/2))-((1/Weight without fuel)^(1/2)))
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