Re: Contra-rotating propellers

Date:         21 Dec 97 17:01:34 
From:         wb8foz@netcom.com (David Lesher)
Organization: NRK Clinic for habitual NetNews Abusers - Beltway Annex
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brinkja@alpha.unisa.ac.za writes:
>I flew on a BAe Jetstream 4100 aircraft the other day, and I noticed that
>the two propellors turned in opposite directions.

> I presume the opposing rotation is to cancel the moment on the body.....

FWIW - This has just been discussed at length on the
rec.aviation.military group..

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