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Mechanical/Hydraulic Governors -Why fly weights are driven at a higher rotational speed than the engine?

Why fly weights are driven at a higher rotational speed than the engine? * Fly weight equipped governors work on centrifugal force. The centrifugal force acts upwards and the spring force acts downwards. * This difference between the spring and the fly weights is called the governor effect, which is responsible for moving the pilot…