Curtiss Ely Propeller

Wooden, single-blade Curtiss Ely Propeller on display
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This propeller is from a Curtiss Model D pusher biplane flown by Eugene B. Ely on January 18, 1911 for the first landing on a ship, the battleship USS Pennsylvania in San Francisco Bay, using the first ever tailhook system.

Created:

06/23/2017

Photographer:

Mark Avino

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A19320005000-NASM2018-10957

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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Smithsonian Institution

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