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DaBone_1
03-09-2004, 04:26 PM
Hey,
It seems when I feather the engine it keeps turning? I know its suppose to stop, what am I doing wrong.
I turn off damage engine first with the I key then hit the feather button.It just keeps turning.?
Thanks in advance
DaBone

DaBone_1
03-09-2004, 04:26 PM
Hey,
It seems when I feather the engine it keeps turning? I know its suppose to stop, what am I doing wrong.
I turn off damage engine first with the I key then hit the feather button.It just keeps turning.?
Thanks in advance
DaBone

NimbusPlus
03-09-2004, 04:53 PM
Have you tried feathering it and only then pressing I? Maybe it does have an antifeathering system that will prevent feathering if the RPM fall below a certain value (which it should do if you press I)...

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JR_Greenhorn
03-09-2004, 05:14 PM
Are you sure that the particular prop could be fully feathered historically? IIRC, with some props you could increase(?) pitch to its limit to reduce drag, but you could not achieve a true feathered position. In such a case the prop would still turn.

herzam
03-09-2004, 05:17 PM
its true , i experienced in HE 111. i though the feathering makes the propeller go in reverse or i am wrong? .


sorry my english is poor

Flamin_Squirrel
03-09-2004, 05:21 PM
Id assume if an engine can be feathered, it will confirm it in the hud.

Taylortony
03-09-2004, 05:37 PM
A feathered prop does not go into reverse it simply turns side on to the airflow and produces no lift, not a lot of point on a single engined aircraft as a feathering system is extra junk and weight to add and the one thing certain in life is its going down anyway. The one 100% record in Aviation is we have never and i mean never have left anyone up there.

The reason you feather it is to

one
Reduce the drag, as a windmilling prop will seriously cause drag.

Two
Prevent further damage to the engine.

Most light twins these days if you shut an engine down and Feather it, the other Engine will just take you to the Crash site.

xTHRUDx
03-09-2004, 06:57 PM
props not stopping durring feathering is a bug that has been fixed in AEP, they stop now

Ivank
03-09-2004, 06:57 PM
Works in AEP just as it should.

Shut down an engine but dont feather it.
The prop will continue to windmill with prop RPM varying with IAS.

Shut an engine down.
Feather it
Prop will stop and stay stopped regardless of IAS

diomedes33
03-09-2004, 07:28 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Taylortony:
The one 100% record in Aviation is we have never and i mean never have left anyone up there.
<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

thanks for the making me laugh http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

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GT182
03-09-2004, 07:43 PM
Ok, what about the fire extinguisher... is it fixed in AEP?

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DaBone_1
03-09-2004, 07:45 PM
Ok , I got it to feather right ....! Thanks
DaBone

xTHRUDx
03-09-2004, 08:20 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR> Originally posted by GT182:
Ok, what about the fire extinguisher... is it fixed in AEP? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

what was broken?

DaBone_1
03-09-2004, 09:01 PM
I feathered the engine first then turned it off! worked like a charm! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

VaporBlast
03-10-2004, 06:45 AM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by GT182:
Ok, what about the fire extinguisher... is it fixed in AEP?

Fire extinguishers worked in FB and still work in AEP.

GT182
03-10-2004, 06:52 AM
I'm not sure if the fire extinguisher was fixed or not. I could never get it to work before AEP and haven't tried it yet after the install. Too busy looking and playing with the new stuff.

I'll try it today to find out if it's working in mine and let you know.

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