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Are narrow propellers more efficient than wider ones?

I think here there's both a clever use of the structural characteristics given by carbon fiber and some marketing at work. We can try to answer this question using one of their documents (PDF) to ...
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Are narrow propellers more efficient than wider ones?

Propeller chord is determined by the power which needs to be absorbed by the prop. As with wings, propeller blades perform best in a small band of lift coefficient values: Too high, and drag will ...
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