ground-adjustable propeller

ground-adjustable propeller

A propeller whose pitch can be adjusted only on the ground when it is not running.
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To qualify as an LSA the airplane (we'll skip copters, gliders and such) must have fixed landing gear and a fixed-pitch or ground-adjustable propeller, no more than two seats and a maximum takeoff weight of 1320 pounds.
This ground-adjustable propeller proved to be crucial to the success of Charles Lindbergh's solo transatlantic flight in 1927.
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