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Propulsion system for a single engine propeller driven a/c

  1. Oct 9, 2007 #1
    for my design project, i have to consider a feasible prop systm for a single engine propellr driven aircraft and im thinking about diesel engines. they seem very efficient and cheap for aircraft propulsion.
    ill have a small number for power/ weight ratio but it will be cheaper and it wll use diesel fuel

    can anybody offers turboprop or piston prop ?
     
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  3. Oct 15, 2007 #2
    i think i didn't write the problem obviously.
    I have to design a personal aircraft with 1600 km range and the pav must have one engine.

    At first glance, I chose a turboprop engine but then aero-diesel engines became more reasonable for me.

    If you have any opinion, I will be glad to hear
     
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