Factory Tour: Whirlwind Propellers


KITPLANES tours the Whirlwind Propellers factory in San Diego, California, where the firm’s fixed-pitch and ground-adjustable propellers are made, as well as the blades for Whirlwind Aviation’s constant-speed props. Join us as owner Jim Rust leads the tour.

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Marc Cook
Marc Cook is a veteran special-interest journalist who started as a staffer at AOPA Pilot in the late 1980s. Marc has built two airplanes, an Aero Designs Pulsar XP and a Glasair Aviation Sportsman, and now owns a 180-hp, steam-gauge-adjacent GlaStar based in western Oregon. Marc has 5000 hours spread over 200-plus types and four decades of flying.


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