Questions tagged [aerodynamics]

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Do aerodynamics scale for model aircraft?

If I wanted to make a scale model plane that looked like a real aircraft, could I just scale down all of the measurements of the actual aircraft to make a model aircraft with similar flight ...
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How do I calculate thrust for a quadrocopter?

I am designing a quadrocopter style aircraft that uses a 20 inch propeller 1.625 inches in width and has a pitch of 8 inches. How do I calculate static lift / thrust and the dynamic thrust / lift ...