VINTAGE WOOD WOODEN AIRPLANE PROPELLER 88"
One of a kind, signed piece of WW2 Memorabilia, just in time for Christmas .
This prop is signed by the Pilots & Crew that burred the prop tips,(as a result of pulling up the landing gear too soon after takeoff), as you can see on one of the photos. The Cheetah X engine equipped several WW II aircraft some, were fitted to the Airspeed Oxford, a two seat trainer and communications aircraft. This aircraft could seat 7 when used for communications training. One article also states the Cheetah X was also used on the infamous Tiger Moth aircraft.
Made of laminated wood. The hub measures 9.5 inches with 8 holes ..Approximate weight is 35 pounds.
Granby Aviation Limited, was a furniture company retrofitted to propeller building during the 2WW in the Glascow England area.
Serial # SER.E 2192
Decal *, GRANBY AVIATION LIMITED
Year * 1943
Other markings on propeller
The Prop has been signed by the following 6 people.
Darcy W. Goodin
Taranaki, New Zealand
Harry M. Liddell (RAF)
H.L. Davies (RAF)
Alan C. McClure. (RAF)
Bill Tempest (RAF)
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