Avoiding propeller damage

Here's an excellent article on avoiding propeller damage by Charles Gunter in the latest edition of Cirrus Aircraft newsletter. Even though written for Cirrus pilots, it's a worthwhile read for us all on how to look after that very expensive asset out the front of our aircraft.

Mismanagement of power on the ground is something that catches out the unwary pilot, particularly during run-ups on dirt strips, but a loose top layer on a sealed surface can also create its own version of damage to your prop if you're using too high a power setting.  Read Charles' article here.

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