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 Horsepower On The MD520N Notar
 Wardialer From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1192 posts, RR: 0Posted Wed May 8 2002 09:12:22 UTC (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 1164 times:

 I have been investigating the horsepowers of the MD520N Notar helicopter and it said that those Allison 250-C20R engines have a 450 shp and continuous shp of 375. What is the difference between the horsepowers of a Cessna or other prop aircraft compared to the Notar? And what is shaft horsepower compared to just horsepower?
 EssentialPowr From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1820 posts, RR: 2 Reply 1, posted Wed May 8 2002 18:38:00 UTC (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1133 times:

 Horsepower is simply work/time. In metric units, work = force*distance = Newton Meters (called a Joule) power = work/time = Joule/sec = Watt. So, watts and horsepower are Power terms. Horespower can easily be converted to watts, similar to temperature in F being converted to C. There is no difference in horsepower whether it's measured at a shaft, pulley, crank, flywheel, or any other mechanical output. Cheers
 Wardialer From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1192 posts, RR: 0 Reply 2, posted Thu May 9 2002 03:18:31 UTC (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1122 times:

 For example: If the MD520N NOTAR helicopter has a shaft hp of 450 and a Cessna 182 has a hp of ( the same) 450 does that mean that they have the same equal power as in cruise and take-off power?
 EssentialPowr From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1820 posts, RR: 2 Reply 3, posted Thu May 9 2002 04:23:16 UTC (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1118 times:

 If both powerplants produce 450 hp in the takeoff regime, or cruise regime, per your example, then they are identical. Obviously, a 182 w/ 450 hp is certainly not typical...
 Wardialer From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1192 posts, RR: 0 Reply 4, posted Thu May 9 2002 08:21:22 UTC (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1115 times:

 On this one website about the NOTAR, the engine specs stated that shp was 450. But it also stated that a continuous shp 350 was also applied. What is the difference between the two?
 B737-112 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 891 posts, RR: 5 Reply 5, posted Thu May 9 2002 09:34:04 UTC (12 years 10 months 4 weeks ago) and read 1114 times:

 Does FS98 really need the information to be that accurate? Just fly the NOTAR in those damn circles and be happy!
 FredT From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2002, 2185 posts, RR: 26 Reply 6, posted Thu May 9 2002 12:59:45 UTC (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1108 times:

 Max continuous horse power is just that - the horsepower the engine can output for an unlimited time withouth taking damage. Maximum horsepower comes with a time limit. Cheers, Fred
 I thought I was doing good trying to avoid those airport hotels... and look at me now.
 Wardialer From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1192 posts, RR: 0 Reply 7, posted Sun May 12 2002 19:59:19 UTC (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 1097 times:

 Hey B737-112, you dont know anything. OK.
 B737-112 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 891 posts, RR: 5 Reply 8, posted Sun May 12 2002 21:49:38 UTC (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1095 times:

 Oh but Wardialer, I do. I'm the one that sold you the computer and monitor you are using now and I helped you install FS98 and FSEditor so you can alter the horsepower and all. Then you called me up for information about downloading the NOTAR so you can put it to Flight Sim.To set the record straight for everybody else my original post was just an inside joke between friends like all friends do but instead he's mad and has not talked to me since I posted that first post. As you guys can tell I was not slamming him at all, it was simply a joke which he didn't understand. Learn to understand humor Wardialer.
 Wardialer From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1192 posts, RR: 0 Reply 9, posted Fri May 17 2002 05:57:24 UTC (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1070 times:

 B737-112, Just answer the question. It really shows that your not even into the technical stuff Uh. I'm just educating myself and your not.
 B737-112 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 891 posts, RR: 5 Reply 10, posted Fri May 17 2002 09:34:15 UTC (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 1065 times:

 It took you 5 days to come up with a response like that, sure was quick thinking! Wardialer, why are you so embarrased about playing Flight Sim, there's a whole forum just for you guys. I think it's cool, why take offense to it? I don't see the issue.
 Wardialer From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1192 posts, RR: 0 Reply 11, posted Fri May 17 2002 10:11:25 UTC (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1064 times:

 B737-112, I think your in the wrong topic because obviously you can't come up with a good answer. Oh, I know why, because you don't seem interested in one of the worlds greatest choppers ever invented. Trust me, there are other things in a chopper than flying in circles. Did you even know that? HA HA HA
 FredT From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2002, 2185 posts, RR: 26 Reply 12, posted Fri May 17 2002 12:11:54 UTC (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1060 times:

 May I suggest that you two take it to email, phone or the street before further embarassing yourselves in public, not to mention clogging up the forum with whatever issues you have with each other? Cheers, Fred
 I thought I was doing good trying to avoid those airport hotels... and look at me now.
 Wardialer From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1192 posts, RR: 0 Reply 13, posted Fri May 17 2002 19:09:13 UTC (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 1057 times:

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