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reversible pitch propeller [1 record]

Record 1 2015-02-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Propulsion Systems
DEF

Controllable propeller in which the blade angles can be changed to a negative value during operation.

OBS

Of either controllable or constant speed, it has provisions for reducing the pitch to and beyond the zero value, to the negative pitch range.

OBS

reversible pitch propeller: term officially approved by the international Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Key term(s)
  • reversing propeller

French

Domaine(s)
  • Propulsion des aéronefs
DEF

Hélice dont les pales pivotantes peuvent se placer dans la position de marche avant, de stop et de marche arrière, la machine continuant à tourner dans le même sens.

OBS

hélice à pas réversible : terme uniformisé par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Sistemas de propulsión de aeronaves
OBS

hélice de paso reversible: término aceptado oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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