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prop shearing off

  1. Skyhawk

    Prop Lock Slop - Could Be Cause of Some Crashes

    This is worth checking to avoid losing a prop, and your flybaby! As part of preflight check I have a routine that "may" have averted a near future crash. Without going over my entire preflight checklist, I'll cut to it and share what I found. One step, of just one of the Prop prechecks prior...
  2. Don Boyd

    It has happened again...without notice.

    At 2 ft. above the ground, one (the same side as last time) prop just dislodged from the MP. sending it down in a spin thankfully with no damage. All 3 locking pins on the prop wear sheared off. This is the 2nd time with the same prop/motor. As I inspect the MP motors for rotation I find the...