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Old 06-17-2019, 06:40 AM   #52
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Originally Posted by Snapage View Post
Does it say in the P51D manual that you cant use WEP below 5000ft? I know it says that WEP gives little benefit below 5000ft
From the pilots training manual.
"
Remember too, that there's nothing to be
gained by using war emergency power below
5000 feet. Up to that altitude the throttle alone
gives you more than enough power to exceed
the operating limits of the engine. "

It doesn't say you cant use WEP below 5000, but it does increase the risk of exceeding engine limitations.
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