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prop selection

little john

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This question was brought to me and I decided to throw it out there for some feedback. We all know how draggy our little bipes are and when powered on the lower end of the HP recommended for any type the numbers never JIVE! No substitute for HP!! With that in mind what would your approach be on fixed pitch prop selection? cruise lower rpm"s but closer to entry speeds for manuvers,or climb more rpm"s and dive like hell as it was put to me to reach entry speeds? And yes I know we all never over rev are motors or should in the perfect world, and that is why we put in the HP and constant speed props! but my friend didn't appreciate my sence of humor eitherso that"s why I'm throwing this out there.
 

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