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Forum: Propellers 05-29-2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Walt
For those interested yesterday's flight at 7500'...

For those interested yesterday's flight at 7500' pretty well confirms no or negligible speed loss compared to what I was used to seeing on the Hartzell BA.
Note the RPM, would never cruise at that...
Forum: Propellers 05-16-2022, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Walt
The 3 blade is the only one that has been...

The 3 blade is the only one that has been tested/certified on the high compression IO-370 engine.
Whirlwind, which I also looked at had the same advice 3 blade for the 370 was...
Forum: Propellers 05-01-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,347
Posted By Walt
We’ll, I avoid low mp setting at higher...

We’ll, I avoid low mp setting at higher airspeeds, driving the prop/engine with airspeed can cause piston ring flutter and may‘detune’ a counter weighted crank.
Forum: Propellers 05-01-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,347
Posted By Walt
The Dynamic balance started at 0.310 which is on...

The Dynamic balance started at 0.310 which is on the high side, finished at 0.011 ips after 4 runs which is a very low level, better than average.
(my goal is 0.05 IPS after balance which is half the...
Forum: Propellers 04-30-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,347
Posted By Walt
Flew about 4 hrs today with the new prop, a few...

Flew about 4 hrs today with the new prop, a few observations:

Definitely smoother at all RPM ranges, can dial eng back as far as 2100 or less, which I would never do with the Hartzell and it was...
Forum: Propellers 04-29-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Walt
MT prop/shout out to McFarlane

Ordered on Monday received this beauty on Friday, The service at McFarlane is superb!
Installed and balanced, looking at some test flight’s with it tomorrow.
MTV-9 replacing the Hartzell...
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