Propeller, fixed-pitch, two-blade, wood, Langley Test Propellers

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Display Status:

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

Date

1887-1903

Inventory Number

A19780094000

Physical Description

Propeller of the style used on Langley experimental flying model aircraft, 1896 to 1903. Construction is wooden frame, intended to be covered with frabic, metal hub. This one probably intended for aerodynamic testing only.

Credit Line

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

Manufacturer

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

  • Wood
  • Varnish
  • Ferrous Alloy
  • Organic Fiber Fabric
  • Adhesive

Dimensions

3-D (Overall): 62.9 × 17.1 × 6.3cm (2 ft. 3/4 in. × 6 3/4 in. × 2 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

Type

PROPULSION-Propellers & Impellers