You can't use a metal or composite prop on a VWs for fear of cracking the
crankshaft. Doesn't Corvair have a weakness in this area as well?
On Feb 27, 2018 8:01 AM, "Flesner via KRnet" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I there an aluminum or composite prop that could be used in place of a
> wood prop? I am just now gearing up to build a KR2S and follow these
> threads with great interest.
> I have a Corvair engine that I plan to use in this project.
> Guy Maniscalco
> I've not seen or heard of a metal prop for the Corvair. I'm sure you
> could find a composite prop but I have no knowledge of their wear pattern
> in rain. Others on the list would be more knowledgeable on that.
> Personally, I wouldn't even consider flying the KR in hard IFR where
> anything other than a wood prop is needed. But that's just
> Larry Flesner
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