Aircraft Propeller Installation Instructions
Congratulations on the purchase of your new Whirl Wind aircraft propeller – the very best there is! Your new Whirl Wind not only offers excellent performance and durability, but easy assembly and blade pitch adjustment as well.
To ensure years of trouble free service – READ and FOLLOW ALL DIRECTIONS. Failure to do so may lead to propeller failure.
WARNING: Propellers are dangerous. Use extreme caution anytime you are near the propeller — whether the propeller is turning or not. Failure to do so will result in severe bodily harm or death.
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Tips and Tricks
Setting up reference marks for field changes:
2. Use a marker and make a reference line on the starter ring and bring line to cowling or other reverence that will be repeatable.
3. Now rotate the prop 180 degrees and bring the next blade to the same measured distance from level surface as the previous blade and make another reverence mark.
Single hand pitch paddle operation:
Most digital levels have a magnet incorporated in them. Attached a thin strip of steel to the level shelf with epoxy, this allows for hands free operation and better repeat ability.
Pitch paddle orientation:
1. When the blades are horizontal and level, slide the pitch paddle on the blade and mark where it stops.
2. Remove the pitch paddle and use a level to draw a vertical from the mark.
3. This line will now serve as vertical reference.
Thanks to Israel Payton for providing pictures and tips.