Originally Posted by mmcelrea
Thankyou Dan. I was hoping the takeoff run would have been shorter. I may have to look at the cs prop, 450yards would be too long for my strip. Its a shame as I have heard such good reports on the catto.
I haven't done specific measurements on a standard day but I am very happy with the performance of my Catto. Along with that is a fraction of the price up front, simplicity of operation and no maintenance headaches you'll read about here (on some, not all) CS props.
If a good quality CS prop is in your budget, you will have better climb performance but not likely much gain in top speed.
I found a great deal on a O360-A4M so a CS prop was never a consideration thanks to a robust solid crank shaft.
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