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In a Turbo-Prop aircraft...I unserstand the throttle and condition levers, but also notice the miuxture (borrowing this term from recip engines) control.On turbines I'm not aware of any mixture type of command required to operate these types of engines...what does this lever do on a Turbo Prop??Thanks.

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The three controls are generally power (throttle), prop (constant speed prop RPM), and condition (high idle, low idle, fuel cutoff).Low idle is used for ground taxi operations, high for take-off, enroute, and approach/landing. Because of the delay time in power changes after the power lever is adjusted, high idle is used for flight modes to reduce the range required and therefore the delay in "winding-up" the engine. This is especially critical where quick responses to power change requests are needed such as go-arounds and ATC responses.The lower range of the power lever below the in-flight "gate" is called the beta or ground range for taxi ops. The gate below that is where reverse thrust (if so equipped) begins.In turbo jet engines, the power lever is called the thrust lever.There is no mixture control on turbo-prop or jet engines since they are non-carburated technologies.

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Thanks guys!Just trying to beef up for the Meridian relaease...have not flown the Trubo Props yet...but with the Meridian...how clould I not!!Thanks.

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