An EASA Part 66/147 approved manual on propellers and controls compliant as Module 17A for B-1.1 and B-1.2 students.
A very in depth manual on modern propellers and propeller control systems covering from fixed pitch wood through state of the art full feathering, reversing, FADEC controlled metal and composite systems.
All systems are covered including various types of pitch control, synchronization, ice control, vibration and resonance, maintenance and testing procedures and preservation and storage techniques.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
– blade element theory
– angle of attack, reverse angle propeller slip
– aerodynamic. centrifugal, and thrust forces
– relative airflow
– vibration and resonance
blade station, face, shank, back, hub assembly
propeller spinner installation
PROPELLER PITCH CONTROL
speed control and pitch change methods, mechanical and electrical
feathering and reverse pitch
PROPELLER ICE CONTROL
fluid and electrical de-icing equipment
static and dynamic balancing
assessment of blade damage, erosion, corrosion, impact damage, delamination
propeller treatment and repair schemes
propeller engine running
STORAGE AND PRESERVATION
preservation and depreservation
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