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?
Mike Taglieri 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 > me................... > > Larry Flesner > > _______________________________________________ > Search the KRnet Archives at https://www.mail-archive.com/k > r...@list.krnet.org/. > Please see LIST RULES and KRnet info at http://www.krnet.org/info.html. > see http://list.krnet.org/mailman/listinfo/krnet_list.krnet.org to change > options. > To UNsubscribe from KRnet, send a message to krnet-le...@list.krnet.org _______________________________________________ Search the KRnet Archives at https://firstname.lastname@example.org/. Please see LIST RULES and KRnet info at http://www.krnet.org/info.html. see http://list.krnet.org/mailman/listinfo/krnet_list.krnet.org to change options. To UNsubscribe from KRnet, send a message to krnet-le...@list.krnet.org