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Old 02-25-2004, 03:52 PM
Join Date: Feb 2004
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The best no fiction actual thrust meter that i have used is a plane set up ready to fly. Start the motor, hold the plane straight up by the fuselage and slightly release your hold. Assuming you know the weight of the plane ,if the plane will raise you know that your thrust is more than the weight of the plane. Add known weight to the plane untill the plane will not raise anymore. Crude but works.