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Old 03-22-2006, 08:25 PM
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the difference is in the airfoil of the blade. the blade are like the wing of the plane. thrust is generated by the front of blade as it is pulled though the air. the wide blade takes a bigger bite out of the air just like a trainer wing creates more lift that a sport model. The difference in the sport and pattern props are subtle but the airfoil is slightly different. a pattern prop is designed for a certain specific speed range while a sport prop is designed for a wider speed range. To someone starting out they would even feel the difference