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:

Group poses standing behind the 1,000th Controllable Pitch Propeller produced by Hamilton Standard Propeller Company, Hartford, Connecticut, prior to delivery to the U. S. Navy; 1934. Left to right: F. G. Mesny, Naval Inspector; Erle Martin, Assistant Chief Engineer, Hamilton Standard; Sidney A. Stewart, Vice-President, Hamilton Standard; Lieutenant F. B. Johnson, Inspector of Naval Aircraft in Hartford; Raycroft Walsh, President, Hamilton Standard; and Frank W. Caldwell, Chief Engineer, Hamilton Standard.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Propellers, Variable pitch
  • Propellers, Aerial
  • Aeronautics
  • Propulsion systems

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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