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Badge P-Factor for newbies. First experience matters

Postby Michat » Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:42 am

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I think so.


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Re: Badge P-Factor for newbies. First experience matters

Postby tonghuix » Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:27 am

Well there are four factors lead to left turning tendency, so it maybe change to 'Left Turning Tendency'.
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Re: Badge P-Factor for newbies. First experience matters

Postby wkitty42 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:23 pm

depending on the rotation direction of the engine, the P-factor can push your craft to the left or to the right... the main push of P-factor definitely depends on the engine rotation... that's why counter rotating engines in dual or quad engine craft help to eliminate P-factor...
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"Why not?" said Gurder.
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