A1_4 Chickens Go In, High-performance Aircraft Come Out

Samuel Farr, M. Zaryab Hassan Syed, Louise Weightman, Henry Dakin


This paper investigates how much thrust the plane from the film Chicken Run (2000) would require to take off. By using Mr Tweedy to scale the plane and making assumptions for the wing structure, body drag, and internal structure, a final thrust value of 18,000 N is found.

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