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p-39driver
01-19-2004, 01:44 AM
A couple of questions about this bird:
Prop pitch:auto or manual?
Mixture:auto or manual?
Supercharger:
Does it have one?If so,auto or manual,and at what altitude does it need to be switched?
Thanks,
C.

p-39driver
01-19-2004, 01:44 AM
A couple of questions about this bird:
Prop pitch:auto or manual?
Mixture:auto or manual?
Supercharger:
Does it have one?If so,auto or manual,and at what altitude does it need to be switched?
Thanks,
C.

JG53Frankyboy
01-19-2004, 02:01 AM
well:
-the supercharger is shifting automaticly from low to high blower setting and reverse http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif
-the "pitch" , the P51 has a Constant Speed Propeller - so , you adjust the Roundsperminute . and like all other planes in FB ,you havent to reduce a CSP at any case http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif
just if you wanna land, its helpfull to reduce RPM to loose speed
-mixture is automatic

Maple_Tiger
01-19-2004, 06:58 AM
Mixture is Auto.

Supercharger is Auto, it switch's automaticaly at 5600m.

Prop Pitch: Most alied aircraft had CSP.

The P-47, P-51, P-40, P-39 , La7, La5, Il-2, Mig and Yaks ect all where CSP= Constant Speed Propeller.

Thus, in real life the P-51 did not have a manuel Prop Pitch. Also there is no option to even use manuel Prop Pitch for the P-51. Only a few planes even have manuel Prop Pitch. For example the BF109 has the option to use Manuel prop pitch or Auto. Where is the P-51 does not have that option.

Take a BF109 out for a spin and set Prop Pitch to manuel and be careful not to over ref the engine too much or the engine will over heat and stop working. This will give you an idea as to how manuel prop pitch works.

p-39driver
01-19-2004, 08:22 AM
Maple,Franky,
Thanks folks! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Time to take her up for a "test drive"!
Chris