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Standard P3 prop shape

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Philltayl, Sep 6, 2016.

  1. Philltayl

    Sep 4, 2016
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    Bedfordshire UK
    Just a quick query.......

    I have been flying light aircraft and RC aircraft for over 20 years, this is my first drone. In RC aircraft flying, we have been flying with scimitar shaped props for a long time. this shape is also used on many turbo prop aircraft also. The standard P3 props are square tipped. Has anyone tried a scimitar shaped prop on a P3? This shape has proved to be more aerodynamically efficient than the other shapes and more power efficient Any thoughts????
    #1 Philltayl, Sep 6, 2016
    Last edited: Sep 6, 2016
  2. N017RW

    May 2, 2014
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    Palm Beach Co.- FL
    The Phantom's propulsion system (motor, prop, ESC f/w) are matched/tuned for best performance when used as a flying camera platform.

    Many have tried other props (shapes, material, # of blades, folding) but the overwhelming consensus is that nothing works as well as the OEM props.
    Philltayl likes this.
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