WW1 Aircraft Royal Flying Corps Generator Propeller

Product Code: RFC Generator Propeller
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A rare large diameter WW1 aircraft wooden generator propeller.

By W.D. Oddy.

Circa - 1917.

In lovely original condition with no damage to the blades, retaining
its original finish having gained a deep colour.
Riveted brass central sleeve fitted to the boss as a bearing
for the generator shaft.

Fitted to night flying aircraft of the period to run a generator
for cockpit lighting or heated flying clothing.

Well stamped with the Royal Flying Corps mark.
(A) over broad arrow, proving its use during WW1.

500 Watt
T 28142

18" /  45.7 cm.

As shown in a period Air Department catalogue of flying
accessories. (T 28142)

A fine WW1 period propeller manufactured in the same
way as a full size example, and can be easily displayed.