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RussellJ

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this is my method of finding the moment exerted on the propeller for a plane in a turn

If the propellor is rotating about a horizontal axis (X) and the plane is in a turn, rotating about a vertical axis (Y) then there is a moment exerted on the propeller about a axis perpendicular to both the Y and X axis (Z axis) which is calculated by:

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_{z}= I

_{prop}*[tex]\varpi[/tex]

_{prop}*[tex]\varpi[/tex]

_{plane}

where [tex]\varpi[/tex]

_{plane}is calculated based on the radius of the turn the plane is making and the airspeed of the plane then [tex]\varpi[/tex]

_{plane}= speed of plane / radius of turn * unit conversion to rad/s

Is that the extent of the forces?

Sorry if this isn't very concise