Szomański, RWD-8


Producer (type): Szomański, Poland
Propeller No.: 5702
Production Date: 1934
Pitch: 146-131
Diameter: 1934
Engine: Walter Junior
Country of Origin: Poland
Used on: RWD-8,
Zbiory Prywatne / Privatly Owned

About the propeller. The propeller was produced by Polish workshops Szomański Warsaw. The whole story of the propeller stayes unknown. Traces take it to Germany, where it was repainted to orange colour (about year 2000).  Privately owned, was available on an internet bid in 2014.

Construction.  The propeller lamination consists of 6 ash plies. Propeller coating was black, Tonkilaque (including aluminium sheathing).

Aircraft and Engine. The propeller was used for RWD-8 training aircraft and was working with 4-cylinder in-line Walter Junior engine.


  1.  Opis Płatowca RWD-8, Ministerstwo Spraw Wojskowych, Departament Aeronautyki, Warszawa

Period Advert. Walter.

Period Advert. Szomański.