variable-pitch propeller

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propeller for which the angle of the blades is adjustable

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It also has a variable-pitch propeller and a retractable gear.
The Bureau of Steam Engineering reported on 15 October 1918 that five Hart and Eustiss reversible pitch propellers were under construction for use on twin-engine dirigibles and two variable-pitch propeller hubs for the F-5L were being ordered.
Because the E-2C uses variable-pitch propellers, with constant-engine rpm, a pitchlock limits power adjustments to rpm changes only, which is not how the system was designed.
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