club propeller

club propeller

club propeller
A short, stubby propeller used for testing engines after the engine has been overhauled. Club propellers impose correct loads on the engine, and they move a maximum volume of cooling air through the cylinder fins.
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The initial stage of bringing the engine to life is the run-in portion, where the overhauler preferably does this on an instrumented test stand with a club propeller that provides better cooling than a standard prop.
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