this forum is amazing... he asks for the purpose and gets the full schematics in the first reply... 👍👍👍It controls prop pitch.
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German Variable‐Pitch Propeller Mechanisms: A Report on the Characteristic Features of the V.D.M., Junkers and Argus Types | Emerald InsightGerman Variable‐Pitch Propeller Mechanisms: A Report on the Characteristic Features of the V.D.M., Junkers and Argus Types - Author: S. Grottwww.emerald.com
The spinners on some Arado aircraft, e.g., the AR 96 and the AR 396, had some kind of expanding, flower-like front end. Does anyone know what these are or what their function was?ww2aircraft.net
I wonder what the purpose of these fins was on spinners in WWII? I know the spinners free-wheeled on bearings. I am thinking, with my mild background in aerodynamics, that it makes the air flare out over the spinner and wash into the prop blades, away from the core area of the center of the...www.fsdeveloper.com