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Historical Overview Aerospace Propulsion (Flapping wings not considered)
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Milestone Date Piston Turbine Rocket Exotic Solid fuel rockets 1150 X 4-cycle engine (Otto et al) 1870’s X Wright Brothers (liquid cooled) 1903 X Rotary engines (Gnome) 1906 X Radial engines (U.S.) 1920’s X Liquid fuel rockets (Goddard) 1926 X
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Milestone Date Piston Turbine Rocket Exotic Lindbergh across the Atlantic 1927 X Whittle jet engine patent 1930 X Horizontally-opposed, air cooled 1932 X Turbojet flight (Heinkel 178, Von Ohain) 1939 X Turbojet flight (Whittle, Gloster E.28/39*) 1941 X * Typo in our textbook
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Milestone Date Piston Turbine Rocket Exotic U.S. jet flight (Bell XP-59 / Whittle engine) 1942 X V2 rockets c.1943 X Mach 1 (Bell X-1 / Yeager) 1949 X Commercial jet transport (Comet) 1949 X Boeing 707 1954 X
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Milestone Date Piston Turbine Rocket Exotic Sputnik 1957 X Mach 6 (X-15) 1961 X Mach 3 (YF-12 / SR-71) 1965 X Wide body transports (Boeing 747) 1969 X Supersonic transport (Concorde) 1969 X
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Milestone Date Piston Turbine Rocket Exotic Lunar landing 1969 X Space shuttle 1981 X Ion thrusters 1929+ X Convair NB-36H (X-6)
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Unformatted text preview: 1950s X Nuclear rockets (NERVA) 1960s X Hypersonic flight (scramjets, X-43) 2001+ X Historical Overview Marine Propulsion (Flapping fins not considered) Milestone Date Steam Diesel Gas Turbine Exotic Paddles and oars Prehistory Sails 3000 BC Steam (reciprocating + paddle wheel) 1783 X Steam (reciprocating + screw) 1804 X Steam (reciprocating + paddle wheel) 1820 X Steam (turbine + screw) c.1895 X Pyroscaphe Little Juliana? Clermont Turbinia Milestone Date Steam Diesel Gas Turbine Exotic Diesel (Vandal, Russia) 1903? X Gas turbine (screw, MGB 2009) 1947? X Diesel dominates civilian shipping >1950s X Gas turbine dominates naval shipping >1960s X Nuclear (screw, submarine) 1955 X Nuclear (screw, surface) 1957 X Nautilus Lenin Milestone Date Steam Diesel Gas Turbine Exotic Nuclear (screw, civilian) c.1962 X MHD (submarine) 1965 X MHD (surface) 1991 X Savannah Yamato 1...
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2010 for the course AE 417 taught by Professor Britcher during the Spring '10 term at Old Dominion.

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