July 6, 2021
Propeller strikes can happen for various reasons. The bad news? Prop strikes are expensive since in most cases they require a complete engine teardown. The good news? They’re avoidable.
In Avoiding Prop Strikes, The AOPA Air Safety Institute examines why prop strikes happen and offers practical tips that will save your propellers, engine, and firewall by ensuring your props are always striking the air—not the runway, objects, or persons.
AOPA Air Safety Institute staff
AOPA Air Safety Institute Staff members share a deep passion for aviation safety. As compassionate pilots, we bring together safety research, analysis, and knowledge in creative ways to share aviation safety education with you—with the ultimate goal of one day having zero fatal accidents in GA.