Engine and Propeller [Wright Whirlwind Engine and Hamilton Propeller]

Wright Aeronautical Corporation, Manufacturer;  Hamilton Standard Propellers, Manufacturer; 

16 Feb 1928
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Maker and Role
Wright Aeronautical Corporation, Manufacturer
Hamilton Standard Propellers, Manufacturer
Production Date
16 Feb 1928
Description
Wright Radial aero engine from pilot Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith's aircraft "Southern Cross". There is a three bladed aluminium propeller manufactured by Hamilton Standard. The propeller is made up of individual blades numbered 1, 2 and 3. They fit into a central hub and are secured by metal clamps.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
J-5 A-B / WRIGHT WHIRLWIND / ... / DATE 2.16.28 / ... / WRIGHT AERONAUTICAL CORP. / PATERSON, NEW JERSEY Maker's Plate
Location
On display
Accession No
1964.197
Credit Line
Wright Aeronautical Corporation et al. 16 Feb 1928. Engine and Propeller [Wright Whirlwind Engine and Hamilton Propeller], 1964.197. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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