Propeller, Fixed-Pitch, Two-Blade, Wood, Airship


Display Status:

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

Collection Item Summary:

One of seven propeller artifacts donated by the U.S. Army that powered airships between 1919 and 1925.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Physical Description

  • Type: Two-Blade, Fixed-Pitch, Wood
  • Diameter: 330.2 cm (130 in.)
  • Chord: 29.2 cm (11.5 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of 19th Airship Company, US Army Air Corps, Langley Field, VA.


Laminated wood, Steel, Museum Varnish, Preservative coating


Rotor/Propeller: 330.2 x 29.2 x 20.3 x 20.3 x 7 cm (130 x 11.5 x 8 x 8 x 2.8 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-Propellers & Impellers

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