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Windshear occurs in all directions, but for convenience it is measured along the vertical and horizontal axis, thus becoming vertical and horizontal windshear: Vertical windshear: Variations of the horizontal wind component along the vertical axis, resulting in turbulence that may affect the aircraft airspeed when climbing or descending through the windshear layer. Variations of the …

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Turboprop engines use the thrust generated by a turbine engine to drive a propeller and propel the aircraft forward. The engine is designed to take large amount of energy and deliver it in the form of torque to the propeller. This energy is measured in shaft horsepower. The two main types of turbo props are …

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