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Coarse pitch stop

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Was going through propeller system, and some of the aircraft have 'Coarse pitch stop' that will prevent propeller being feathered when RPM is low... Can anyone explain how this system works?

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  1. Robert Jankowski on Aug 22, 2017

    The systems usually use a centrifugal lockout that prevents the propeller from going into feather when the RPM is low. When the force is higher than the spring pressure on the lockout latch (the engine is running), the lockout is deactivated.

    Check this out for more information: http://www.mccauley.textron.com/von_klip_tip_ff_constant_speed_propeller.pdf

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