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Engine Run Up Checks

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Why does the Oil Pressure drop when you coarsen the propeller?

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  1. Lucas on Dec 10, 2012

    Because some of the same oil that is used by the engine is released to the propeller to push the blades to a higher angle of attack, therefore decreasing the oil presure.

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