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  1. karoliina.t.salminen

    Ducted fan efficiency if engine is taken out of the equation (pure electric case)

    Hi, There has been some back and forth discussion about ducted fans in general in this forum and elsewhere. Usually the limitations come from the engine that turns the fan. In general it has been concluded that the efficiency of a ducted fan is lower than a prop, except I have seen Orion...