REFLECTOR: Running a fixed-pitch

Sid Knox via Reflector reflector at
Sat Jun 20 21:48:54 CDT 2015

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Judge via Reflector" <reflector at>

Subject: REFLECTOR: Running a fixed-pitch

> OK – so now I’ve taken this airplane out for about 10 – 12 hours with the 
> Catto
> Fixed with an IO-360 on a fixed-gear.

> I also noticed a weird thing where if I run LOP too much, it seems like 
> the engine will
> bog extremely quickly. With my MT, it never did that. I’m just running the 
> engine richer now.

The MT, being Constant Speed, would flatten the pitch to keep the commanded 

If I misunderstood your post, please ignore...

Sid Knox

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