the winter mostaircraft
propeller vertical so that water and snow will drain and not freeze
inside the spinner. In
this position water can sit on the hub bearings
and freeze and thaw and re-freeze. With the resulting expansion and
contraction of the ice there is a potential for water to leak past the
seals of the hub and contaminate the hub and lead to early
PropPastie is designed to work it the
Vertical or near Vertical position and keep water and snow from
When the danger of freezing is
past, position the propeller at
degrees off of vertical with the sharp trailing edge up and to the left
to discourage birds from sitting
are sitting on the
spinner or flying to the tip of the propeller, droppings can
enter the spinner opening. Keep
Keep water from
sitting on your propeller hub bearings in warm weather.
position of the propeller.
Good: Water does not sit on
the hub bearings. High wing aircraft will not hit the prop as
they taxi by.
Birds sit on the blade in summer and really mess it up. Water
will collect in the spinner and freeze in winter.
PropPastie is not designed to be used
in the horizontal position.