Test Propeller, Langley

Test Propeller, Langley

     

Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.

Physical Description:
Propeller of the style used on Langley experimental flying model aircraft, 1896 to 1903. Construction is metal frame covered with fabric. This one probably used for aerodynamic testing only.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
PROPULSION-Propellers & Impellers

Materials
Cotton
Dope
Steel
Dimensions
Rotor/Propeller: 100.3 x 27.6 x 5.1 x 1.3cm (39 1/2 x 10 7/8 x 2 x 1/2 in.)

Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.

Physical Description:
Propeller of the style used on Langley experimental flying model aircraft, 1896 to 1903. Construction is metal frame covered with fabric. This one probably used for aerodynamic testing only.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
PROPULSION-Propellers & Impellers

Materials
Cotton
Dope
Steel
Dimensions
Rotor/Propeller: 100.3 x 27.6 x 5.1 x 1.3cm (39 1/2 x 10 7/8 x 2 x 1/2 in.)

ID: A19820650000