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 HAM Hamburg [Fuhlsbuttel], Germany 4-March-2009 
 JetNetherlands Piaggio P.180 Avanti Lars Hentschel 
 PH-DLN c/n 1175. Is that the normal configuration of the blades? (more of PH-DLN) ID: 824341 / 454 views 
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1.Alexander Portas (06-03-2009 06:30:16)

That´s for saving gas, the port prop is feathered and running idle because one engine is enough for taxi.

2.Nico Kalden (07-03-2009 06:42:03)

Feathering the props is part of the normal (taxi)checklist. With both props in the normal position, the Piaggio accelerates to an unacceptable taxi speed. This makes continuous braking neccesary with the risk of overheating the (carbon) brakes. Keeping one prop in feather gives a normal taxi speed. There is no fuel saving with the prop in feather (the turbine is running at the normal speed).

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