Turbo Commander Training - Putting The Prop Back On The Locks

Published on March 20, 2017
Channel: Tim Timmons
Category: Travel & Events
Source: Youtube

Shows how the propeller unfeathers when the Engine Start Control Switch is turned to Air Start and the Power Lever is placed in reverse. The three quick clicks at the end of the sequence are the locking pins moving into the locked position. Because the Garrett TPE331-5 is a geared turbo-prop it must be started in the unfeathered position to reduce air load during the start up sequence.