I'm interested in calculating the flight performance of World War One aircraft.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The aerofoils can give me the coefficient of lift, we have the engine horsepower and the maximum level speeds. Wingloading can generate the stall speeds.

How do I calculate the minimum horse power required for level flight? It seems as though I need an overall aircraft drag figure, so how do I calculate this?

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# Aerospace Calculating WWI aircraft flight performance

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