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Power & RPM Allison Starting Curtiss Prop P-39 P-40N-20 P-47 P-51 P-63 Power Tables

Section I -- Power & RPM Settings

The following power and RPM settings are recommended by the Flight Transition Department and approved by Factory Technical Representatives for the use of 91 Octane fuel.

  1. ALLISON ENGINES, P-51A, P-39, P-40
    Take-off 40" Hg 3000 RPM, Auto Rich
    Climb 35" Hg 2600 RPM, Auto Rich
    Cruise 26"-28" Hg 2250-2300 RPM, Auto Rich
  2. PACKARD ROLLS ROYCE, P-40, P-51B
    Take-off 40" Hg 3000 RPM, Auto Rich
    Climb 35" Hg 2600 RPM, Auto Rich
    Cruise 26"-28" Hg 2300 RPM, Auto Rich
  3. PRATT & WHITNEY, P-47
    Take-off 42" Hg 2700 RPM, Auto Rich
    Climb 35" Hg 2500 RPM, Auto Rich
    Cruise 30" Hg 2100 RPM, Auto Rich

The following indicated Airspeeds are recommended by the Flight Transition Department.

Climb Gear Down Pattern Flaps
P-40 160 MPH 150 MPH 150 MPH 140 MPH
P-39 160 MPH 160 MPH 150 MPH 150 MPH
P-51 160 MPH 160 MPH 150 MPH 150 MPH
P-47 160 MPH 160 MPH 150 MPH 150 MPH
 


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