Inboard - Out of Aperture (Exposed)

To qualify as an Out of Aperture (Exposed to flow) prop, the strut is in the form of a molded housing, intregal with the hull, enclosing the full length of the shaft as well as the void between the shaft and the hull.

It will either be:


the blades are hinged and fold together to reduce the drag when not in use.
IB Exposed 2 Blade Folding IB Exposed 3 Blade Folding


the blades rotate on the hub to reduce the drag when not in use




the blades are fixed in place
IB Exposed 2 Blade Fixed IB Exposed 3 Blade Fixed