Re: Thrust/HP

Date:         17 Aug 97 01:57:22 
From:         Bill Wright <>
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I was able to understand this best by thinking in terms of electricity:

Thrust = Voltage, (the force required to do work)
HP = Wattage, (the rate at which work is done in a given amount of time)

There is a velocity at which thrust & power are equal, but I don't
remember what it is.  I think that it was around 400 MPH.

Bill Wright, Capt., UAL, Retired