Brushes, Curtiss Electric Propeller


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Inventory Number


Physical Description

Electric brushes for propeller slip-ring contact

Credit Line

Transferred from the U.S. Air Force

Country of Origin

United States of America


  • HAZMAT: Cadmium
  • Aluminum
  • Steel
  • Phenolic Resin
  • Copper Alloy
  • Paint


3-D (Overall): 17.8 × 6.3 × 11.4cm (7 × 2 1/2 × 4 1/2 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


PROPULSION-Propeller Parts

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