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Aircraft Performance Analysis of the HP137 Jetstream Mk1.

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  • Submitted: 19/06/2006
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Aircraft Performance Analysis of the HP137 Jetstream Mk1

Trevor Chong

Nick Durston

Andrew Allison

Module: Airline Operations

Lecturer: Andy Foster

Contents

1.

Introduction

The following report aims to assess the performance characteristics of the Jetstream HP137 Mk 1. The aircraft is operated by the College of Aeronautics.

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2. Methodology

The aircraft performance data was provided in the form of graphs which were produced and collated between the seven groups, from the data that was recorded in the Jetstream. These interim performance charts are found in Appendix A. In addition to this, fuel flow data was recorded during taxi, approach and take-off.

2.1 Performance Summary Tables

The objective is to calculate the range and time taken to complete a mission with a given amount fuel and payload. Each mission is split into 2 main parts - the 'en-route' and the 'diversion'. Each phase (ie climb, cruise, descent, etc) is operated in a certain way and relevant parameters such as climb rates and cruise altitudes are usually stipulated by company policy. Using the data available in the fuel flow

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