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Old Jul 06, 2006, 01:49 PM
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VPP now for the BIG birds

http://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/s...ead.php?t=3166

started as an april fools joke, but is an actually thread with a real product, VPP for about 40% birds...starts getting for real around page 4
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Old Jul 06, 2006, 02:19 PM
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found on page 14 a video of the new design...

http://www.corpcomp.com/weeks1/movies/V_Pitch2_Wide.wmv
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Old Jul 06, 2006, 02:36 PM
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VPP was used by some pattern fliers in the 70s/80s to control flight speed. Among them Hanno Prettner I believe.

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Old Jul 06, 2006, 02:43 PM
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http://www.corpcomp.com/weeks1/movies/V_Pitch4.wmv

another movie right now he's getting about 35lbs of forward thrust with about 27lbs of reverse....yea, i've read up on it and found this...

http://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/s...3&postcount=88
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Old Jul 06, 2006, 07:32 PM
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Made a constant speed prop about 10 yrs ago on a Quadra 52. Worked OK.
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