Translation of airscrew in Spanish:

airscrew

hélice (de avión), n.

Pronunciation /ˈɛrskru/ /ˈɛːskruː/

noun

British
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    hélice (de avión) feminine
    • In 1480, Leonardo da Vinci drew his famous ‘airscrew’ machine which could never have flown.
    • Both planes were triplanes with twin tractor airscrews driven by shafts from the fuselage.
    • This helicopter had four lifting airscrews and five auxiliary propellers.
    • Selecting the wood, cutting the layers glueing them and shaping of the airscrew is shown.
    • I decided to leave the airscrews and went in for a landing.
    • A helicopter rotor operates in several different states and speeds, and therefore might by the most complicated airscrew of all.
    • One envisages disposing the airscrews or the fans at the rear of the engine.
    • It had to be risked, and I shoved the airscrews into fine pitch.
    • Also included are the times to height for different planes with 2-Pitch and fixed pitch airscrews.
    • More recently the fitting of three-blade constant-speed airscrews has greatly improved the aircraft's take-off and climb and added a further 5 m.p.h. to the top speed.
    • Both companies experimented with variable-pitch metal airscrews in the U.K. during WW1, although none such enjoyed use in normal service.
    • There was a variety of different airscrews, three blade, four blade, five blade contra rotating, and three blade twin airscrews.
    • They were driven through a specially designed gearbox and bicycle chains to the airscrews, counter rotating, the propeller RPM was noticeably very slow.
    • Women engine fitters also undertake major overhauls on liquid- and air-cooled motors and instruction is given in the maintenance of variable-pitch airscrews.
    • The turbine-wheel spins at extremely high speed (>150,000 RPM), limiting most adjustments to the original factory. Finally, ornithopters do not use airscrews at all.
    • Airscrew performance depends on the wind speed as well as the rotational speed.