adjustable-pitch propeller

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Related to adjustable-pitch propeller: Constant speed propeller, Controllable pitch propeller

adjustable propeller

adjustable propeller
A propeller with blades that can be set to a desired pitch on the ground when the propeller is at rest. The pitch of the propeller blades cannot be adjusted in flight. Also known as adjustable-pitch propeller.
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