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  •  Fixed and Adjustable Pitch Too (4+ / 0-)
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    shortfinals, NYFM, Otteray Scribe, xaxnar

    The design also advanced from fixed-pitch props in the initial marks to adjustable pitch designs later.  Designing effective airplanes is such an art, as the engineers keep balancing one design variable against another in the effort to achieve maximum potential performance.

    "Love the Truth, defend the Truth, speak the Truth, and hear the Truth" - Jan Hus, d.1415 CE

    by PrahaPartizan on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 08:34:44 PM PST

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