Re: Propellor "reverse thrust"

Date:         05 Sep 97 17:27:22 
From:         Ed <>
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k_ish wrote:
> Almost every high-performance piston or turprop aircraft has a variable
> pitch propellor.

High rpm low pitch is used at takeoff and climb to alow engine to develop
max horsepower. Low rpm high pitch is used in cruise configuration to get
engine rpm in a more economical operation range.