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:

"Propeller Test Showing Result of Test on Non-Covered Tips." View of three propellers with non-covered tips (two mahogany and one cherry) that were damaged during a military test, circa early 1918.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Airplanes, Military--Flight testing
  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics, Military--Research

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Aviation Section, Signal Corps


Circa early 1918

Repository Loc.

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



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