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low-pitch setting [1 record]

Record 1 2008-12-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Propulsion Systems
CONT

Although some older adjustable-pitch propellers could only be adjusted on the ground, most modern adjustable-pitch propellers are designed so that you can change the propeller pitch in flight. The first adjustable-pitch propeller systems provided only two pitch settings, a low-pitch setting and a high-pitch setting. Today, however, nearly all adjustable-pitch propeller systems are capable of a range of pitch settings.

Key term(s)
  • low pitch setting

French

Domaine(s)
  • Propulsion des aéronefs
CONT

Calage petit pas adapté à une faible vitesse et une rapide rotation, idéal pour le décollage ou le remorquage.

Spanish

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