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WOLF PROPELLER, BENZ FX, STUTTGART MUSEUM

WOLF PROPELLER, BENZ FX, STUTTGART MUSEUM

Propeller of BENZ FX aero engine, 105 HP (77 kW). Mercedes Museum, Stuttgart (entry 2022). The propeller has pressed name WOLF as indicated producer, however likely being replica. Pitch is indicated as H=110, diameter D=250(?). The FX was the first aero engine...

Unknown Propeller, Mercedes DIII, Stuttgart Museum

Unknown Propeller, Mercedes DIII, Stuttgart Museum

Propeller of Mercedes  D III engine, 170 HP (125 kW). Mercedes Museum, Stuttgart (entry 2022). Producer of the propeller is unknown, may be replica as well. Propeller has markings, indicated power is 160 HP. Mercedes DIII and subsequent DIIIa recorded the highest...

VDM propeller of Messerschmitt BF-109 B-2

VDM propeller of Messerschmitt BF-109 B-2

Propeller of Messerschmitt Bf 109 B-2. While the emblem indicates VDM markings, standing for the German-made electric driven  constant speed governor,  the propeller itself could be metal one produced even by Hamilton Standard according the sources, (entry: 2022)....

Wł. Wentzel, SPA 180 HP

Wł. Wentzel, SPA 180 HP

About the propeller, The propeller was produced by the factory owned by Włodzimierz Wentzel in Ostrów Wielkopolski. Both propeller's tips are damaged. Production date is not known but no earlier than 1919 when production in the factory was commenced. The propeller No...

CWL Propellers ca 1921

CWL Propellers ca 1921

Several CWL /CZL propellers exhibited - most likely in 1921, place yet to be confirm.  Four different types of decals are represented with these propellers. Most airscrews are made of mixed wood, which can be typical for early stage of propeller building (for later...

FW-44 Stieglitz, Schwarz propeller

FW-44 Stieglitz, Schwarz propeller

Schwarz propeller in the typical painting around 1932-1939. The aircraft is FW-44 Stiegliz, however Schwarz propellers painted in olive and silver colours like the one above were used with several german light aircraft of this time. The circle marks the place were...

WCZL DH-9

WCZL DH-9

About the propeller, The propeller was produced by Warsztaty Centralnych Zakładów Lotniczych in Warsaw. Probably it is a copy of British original propeller. Propeller survived in the form of a hub and one blade. Unfortunately the front of hub was cut off to mount a...

Potez XXV, 35th Polish Squadron, Plage Laśkiewicz

Potez XXV, 35th Polish Squadron, Plage Laśkiewicz

Nice picture of line mechanics standing at front of Potez XXV . Picture taken around 1929-1931. As inscription from the reverse side indicates, this particular Potez belonged to 35 Polish Squadron, so possibly the picteure was taken at Poznań Ławica. The propeller -...

CWL Propeller, Albatros C.X, Kowel 1920

CWL Propeller, Albatros C.X, Kowel 1920

Airmen of 2nd Reconnaissance Squadron, Albatros C.X 9259/16 (CWL 4.1). At the background early CWL propeller with visible decal and non typical 6-pin hub. As confirmed by several sources Mercedes D.IV engine was fitted with 8-pin hub. Could it be a kind of...