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Propeller speed reduction unit

Index Propeller speed reduction unit

A propeller speed reduction unit is a gearbox or a belt and pulley device used to reduce the output revolutions per minute (rpm) from the higher input rpm of the powerplant. [1]

30 relations: Beechcraft, Belt (mechanical), Bevel gear, Camshaft, Cessna 175 Skylark, Clutch, Continental O-300, Continental Tiara series, Counter-rotating propellers, Engine displacement, Epicyclic gearing, Farman Aviation Works, Flight International, Helio Courier, Homebuilt aircraft, Light-sport aircraft, Lycoming O-435, Lycoming O-480, Propeller (aeronautics), Resonance, Revolutions per minute, Rolls-Royce Falcon, Rolls-Royce Merlin, Rotax, Rotax 912, Torque, Torsional vibration, Transmission (mechanics), Ultralight aviation, Wright brothers.

Beechcraft

Beechcraft is a brand of Textron Aviation since 2014.

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Belt (mechanical)

A belt is a loop of flexible material used to link two or more rotating shafts mechanically, most often parallel.

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Bevel gear

Bevel gears are gears where the axes of the two shafts intersect and the tooth-bearing faces of the gears themselves are conically shaped.

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Camshaft

A camshaft is a shaft to which a cam is fastened or of which a cam forms an integral part.

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Cessna 175 Skylark

The Cessna 175 Skylark is a four-seat, single-engine, high-wing airplane produced by Cessna between 1958 and 1962.

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Clutch

A clutch is a mechanical device which engages and disengages power transmission especially from driving shaft to driven shaft.

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Continental O-300

The Continental O-300 and the C145 are a family of air-cooled flat-6 aircraft piston engines built by Teledyne Continental Motors.

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Continental Tiara series

The Continental Tiara series are a family of air-cooled, horizontally opposed aircraft engines.

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Counter-rotating propellers

Counter-rotating propellers, also referred to as CRP, found on twin- and multi-engine propeller-driven aircraft, spin in directions opposite one another.

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Engine displacement

Engine displacement is the swept volume of all the pistons inside the cylinders of a reciprocating engine in a single movement from top dead centre (TDC) to bottom dead centre (BDC).

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Epicyclic gearing

An epicyclic gear train (also known as planetary gear) consists of two gears mounted so that the center of one gear revolves around the center of the other.

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Farman Aviation Works

Farman Aviation Works (Avions Farman) was a French aircraft company founded and run by the brothers Richard, Henri, and Maurice Farman.

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Flight International

Flight International (or simply Flight) is a weekly magazine focused on aerospace, published in the United Kingdom.

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Helio Courier

The Helio Courier is a cantilever high-wing light C/STOL utility aircraft designed in 1949.

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Homebuilt aircraft

Homebuilt aircraft, also known as amateur-built aircraft or kit planes, are constructed by persons for whom this is not a professional activity.

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Light-sport aircraft

A light-sport aircraft, also known as light sport aircraft or LSA, is a small aircraft that is simple to fly and that meets certain regulations set by a national aviation authority restricting weight and performance.

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Lycoming O-435

The Lycoming O-435 is a six-cylinder, horizontally opposed fixed-wing aircraft and helicopter engine made by Lycoming Engines.

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Lycoming O-480

The Lycoming O-480 is a family of six-cylinder, horizontally opposed fixed-wing aircraft engines of 479.6 cubic inch (7.86 l) displacement, made by Lycoming Engines.

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Propeller (aeronautics)

An aircraft propeller, or airscrew,Beaumont, R.A.; Aeronautical Engineering, Odhams, 1942, Chapter 13, "Airscrews".

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Resonance

In physics, resonance is a phenomenon in which a vibrating system or external force drives another system to oscillate with greater amplitude at specific frequencies.

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Revolutions per minute

Revolutions per minute (abbreviated rpm, RPM, rev/min, r/min) is the number of turns in one minute.

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Rolls-Royce Falcon

The Rolls-Royce Falcon is an aero engine developed in 1915.

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Rolls-Royce Merlin

The Rolls-Royce Merlin is a British liquid-cooled V-12 piston aero engine of 27-litres (1,650 cu in) capacity.

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Rotax

Rotax is the brand name for a range of internal combustion engines developed and manufactured by the Austrian company BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co KG (until 2016 BRP-Powertrain GmbH & Co. KG), in turn owned by the Canadian Bombardier Recreational Products.

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Rotax 912

The Rotax 912 is a naturally aspirated, air- and water-cooled, horizontally opposed four-cylinder, four-stroke, gear reduction-drive engine commonly used on certified aircraft, light sport aircraft, ultralight aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles.

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Torque

Torque, moment, or moment of force is rotational force.

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Torsional vibration

Torsional vibration is angular vibration of an object—commonly a shaft along its axis of rotation.

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Transmission (mechanics)

A transmission is a machine in a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power.

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Ultralight aviation

Ultralight aviation (called microlight aviation in some countries) is the flying of lightweight, 1- or 2-seat fixed-wing aircraft.

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Wright brothers

The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propeller_speed_reduction_unit

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