on-speed condition

on-speed condition

on-speed condition
Pilot valve closes propeller line to maintain pitch.
A condition of a propeller governor system in which the engine is turning at the speed selected by the governor. The centrifugal forces acting on the governor are exactly balanced by the compression or speeder ring.
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For takeoff, set the reference marker at the center portion of the display, which represents an on-speed condition, and fly the aircraft at the POH listed airspeed for the normal takeoff.
The on-speed condition I was in turned into a slow condition with a subsequent AOA spike and rudder shakers at 400 feet AGL.