Thread: New Product FMS F4U Corsair 1700mm
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 10:44 PM
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What im getting at is some posts have been made about the way 2 screws are used to hold the props in place. And like you said I believe it has nothing to do with this , but rather the hub or screw making contact with the cowl. As this person posted...


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Fwiw, I personally think their present method of using bolts/screws to clamp these blades to the hub has got to go. The blades need to be supported around their entire circumference at the root to maximize the strength available in the blade mass there. Ridges, shoulders, or flanges molded on the hub and blades and clamping around the edges of the hub would be called for in these that simulate radial engined aircraft.

As the size of the units gets larger, the strength needed goes up in a proportion to call for another look at the materials and engineering.
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