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. Mounted on a 4-inch (10.2 cm) long shaft, free spinning. 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
Wood
Copper Alloy
Steel
Dimensions
Rotor/Propeller: 62.2 x 17.1 x 5.1 x 0.6 x 10.2cm (24 1/2 in. x 6 3/4 in. x 2 in. x 1/4 in. x 4 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. Mounted on a 4-inch (10.2 cm) long shaft, free spinning. 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
Wood
Copper Alloy
Steel
Dimensions
Rotor/Propeller: 62.2 x 17.1 x 5.1 x 0.6 x 10.2cm (24 1/2 in. x 6 3/4 in. x 2 in. x 1/4 in. x 4 in.)

ID: A19820658000