A British World War II era laminated wooden 4 bladed generator propeller, late 1930s-40s, used to power a drogue winch used by a target tug aircraft

Summary

  • Type 
    Other
  • Lot number 
    12
  • Location

Description

A British World War II era laminated wooden 4 bladed generator propeller, late 1930s-40s, used to power a drogue winch used by a target tug aircraft, marked with DRG drawing number T29505 and 4483 on the hub, the back of the hub with stamped numbers for each blade, numbered 1 to 4 (4 obscured by damage), 900mm diameter, light weight four plank mahogany laminate with 92mm diameter metal plates mounted to front and rear faces of hub for 15mm shaft, the face plates partially covering 2 circular impressed R.A.E acceptance inspection stamps and various other stamps, some loss to edges.