Certain questions can fall into more than one category, so you may find some of these entries duplicated in other sections.


• Why does my reciprocating (piston) engine aircraft struggle to climb at higher altitudes?

• Why is my manifold pressure so low at higher altitudes, especially when I have full throttle?

• WW II aircraft often require careful handling of power. Don't you have to do the same thing on light aircraft?

• What are the propeller controls for? How do I use them?

• How do I use the propeller and mixture controls?

• Can anyone explain the basics of a "Constant Speed Prop"

• What does it mean to get "behind the power curve?

• What is "oversquare," and should I do it?

• What are cowl flaps?