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Q400 taxiing in Luxembourg

To save fuel after landing, an engine is shut down during taxi. We can clearly see on this photo the difference between the left prop, completely feathered after the shutdown, on the right one, in fine pitch. Luxair Bombardier Dash8 Q400 in Luxembourg. Mycockpitview

To save fuel after landing, an engine is shut down during taxi. We can clearly see on this photo the difference between the left prop, completely feathered after the shutdown, on the right one, in fine pitch.

That’s a prop!

With a diameter of 4,1m, the Q400 propeller is the biggest of any civil turboprop... Luxair MycockpitviewWith a diameter of 4,1m, the Q400 propeller is the biggest of any civil turboprop…