– Turbines and Props/2022 –

​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​answer the following questions. 

Describe the term “feathering” as it pertains to propeller function and why it’s important to be aware of this dynamic during an accident investigation such as Zonk Air accident?

 What is meant by the general investigative expression, “Turbine parts may hav​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​e a memory?”

 (Note: the word “memory” in this case does NOT refer to a human factors issue) 

What is meant by “critical flows” needed by a turbine engine to operate properly, and is there a cause and effect relationship in regards to these flows, and an accident involving turbine po​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​wer plants?