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Dan R
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Last Activity: 08-13-2017, 04:23 AM
Joined: 11-14-2009
Location: Rives, TN
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  • Dan R
    replied to Prop thrust gain per inch?
    So a 72 inch three blade prop has less drag than a 60 wide two blade prop both are spinning disks i will experiment this by hanging a board equaling each type of blade out my truck window and measure the differance, i remember cessna agtrucks on some models had a shorter blade we thought wow we gotta...
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  • Dan R
    replied to Prop thrust gain per inch?
    Complicated nawwww! I went from fixed pitch pawnees to 1300 hp AT-602 five blades props designed for kingairs, i did see and experimental 4 blade with wide blades and the figures were outstanding, i guess what i am saying is that a prop designed with over 200 knots in mind isnt what would be ideal hauling...
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  • Dan R
    replied to Prop thrust gain per inch?
    I have a question? I had airboats and read all the discussions on props also i am a retired agpilot with about quesstimated 30,000 hours, does prop width have an effect on thrust or push in airboat terms, i noticed that the 72 inch props had a bad effect on thrust lines, i am trying to get the materials...
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