Reading through the manual I see that spins are not allowed below 10000 msl in this turboprop aircraft, the t6b, the reason that is written in the manual is as follows, quote:
"Spins below 10k msl are prohibited due to high stress on the propeller which occur during the spin maneuver with the propeller RPM below 80%. To prevent high stresses from occurring, the power management unit (PMU) artificially maintains propeller RPM at 80% with the PCL at IDLE when the aircraft is above 10000 ft pressure altitude."
A bit of background on the maneuver, it is executed with PCL idle airspeed 150kts and 30 degrees nose up. So I understand that at low altitudes the air is much denser (below 10k) and as the aircraft comes down with PCL at idle apparently at or above or less? (I dont know) 80% rpm the air would push the blades more than the rpm that is giving out by the engine? Like turning more than is supposed to, damaging the engine (its designed to move the air and not the prop being moved by the air)? I am missing I guess a/some concepts with torque RPM and propeller RPM? If someone please would help me understand why or how below 10k could damage the engine/prop during a spin I would be very grateful. the engine used is a Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-68 turboprop, 1,100 shp (820 kW). there is only one lever to control the power (PCL), it is a variable pitch propeller but its automatic, we only control the PCL for torque power the PMU and the Propeller interface unit (PIU) control the speed (Np) and blade angle