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 wooden frame covered with frabic, metal hub. 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
Steel; Unidentified wood; Doped fabric
Dimensions
Rotor/Propeller: 100.5 x 16.7 x 28.3cm (39 9/16 in. x 6 9/16 in. x 11 1/8 in.)
Storage: 107.8 x 34.6 x 15.2cm (42 7/16 x 13 5/8 x 6 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 wooden frame covered with frabic, metal hub. 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
Steel; Unidentified wood; Doped fabric
Dimensions
Rotor/Propeller: 100.5 x 16.7 x 28.3cm (39 9/16 in. x 6 9/16 in. x 11 1/8 in.)
Storage: 107.8 x 34.6 x 15.2cm (42 7/16 x 13 5/8 x 6 in.)

ID: A19820652000