You usually find out about it during the annual when you get a phone call from your mechanic with the word that you either need a new prop
(fixed pitch) or a blade replacement.
Keeping your prop
happy between visits to the shop isn't rocket science.
Even the Communist Party called a press conference to denounce Prop
Our view is that if the difference is within $2000, a new prop
is a good value, especially if you're going to keep the airplane for awhile.
TBO of a composite prop
is comparable to metal props
, however, the owner of a composite prop
is never going to get the call from the prop
shop telling her that the blades have been filed enough that they are undersized and have to be replaced.
Strawn does include an extremely comprehensive list of skills that a prop
master should have, but she also lists skills that go beyond physical labor and talent.
First, whenever you touch a prop
, assume the magnetos are hot.
Like blade rake, cupping allows the motor to be run higher, reduces slip and also helps the prop
grip the water better in sharp turns, avoiding ventilation, or sucking in surface air.
David Westerfield, CEO of Westerfield Management, which runs both Showbiz and PrimeTime dance competitions, has seen prop
malfunctions affect a performer's successes too many times.
Depending on the production, prop
makers may have to carry out historical, cultural or science fiction research, and consult advisers in order to create accurate and realistic props
987 gain or loss as a component of its taxable income each year; see 1991 Prop
people on Doctor Who also used medical equipment such as an anaesthetic mask and specimen jars and military communications equipment.