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Old Dec 07, 2012, 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by peterlngh View Post
To put it very simply...

A small prop spinning fast will help a plane dive fast while a big prop spinning slower will make a plane climb fast. Since the motor in a powered glider is just a means to gain altitude fast, big slow props are better. Mostly it's due to blade area.

What's more important on a prop - the length or the pitch? If you get a bigger/larger motor with a higher KV then you want a smaller prop, right? When you get a smaller prop, what's more important - a smaller length or pitch?
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