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:

"Curtiss Controllable Pitch Propeller. Note: Blade unit and power unit assemblies." Date stamped on reverse April 22, 1931. Close-up side view of Curtiss controllable pitch propeller on stand, partially disassembled to show inner details; possibly part of a display at the 1931 All-American Aircraft Show held in Detroit, Michigan.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Propulsion systems
  • Aeronautics

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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