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My 601 has now flown twice with the corvair.  The first time it flew, it did not climb very well at all.   I have the warp drive prop that I bought through WW.  It was set at 8.5 degrees, as recommended.  Static RPM was at 2900.  Once in the air you had to basically maintain full power to keep it from loosing altitude.  The manual said that a flatter pitch would get you in the air but it would not be a comfortable trip around the patch.  That is what it…

Added by Dave Roloff on June 14, 2013 at 9:03am — 1 Comment

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