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Propeller Collection

Background imagePropeller Collection: Amelia Earhart, pioneering aviator, with plane

Amelia Earhart, pioneering aviator, with plane
Amelia Mary Earhart (1897-1937), American pioneering aviator, standing in front of her plane. Date: circa 1930s

Background imagePropeller Collection: Royal Air Force Display Poster, Hendon

Royal Air Force Display Poster, Hendon, showing a two-propeller plane nosediving. 1937

Background imagePropeller Collection: Silver City plane at Lydd, Kent, for Channel crossing

Silver City plane at Lydd, Kent, for Channel crossing
Silver City plane at Lydd, Kent, with a car being loaded ready for a Channel crossing. Date: 1962

Background imagePropeller Collection: Birthday card, RAF flying dog pilot

Birthday card, RAF flying dog pilot. mid-20th century

Background imagePropeller Collection: Provincial Airways Poster

Provincial Airways Poster
Poster, Travel by Provincial Airways, with a propeller above a red and black car, and details of the south-west coast route from Croydon to Plymouth. 20th century

Background imagePropeller Collection: Carrier deck of HMS Warrior aircraft carrier

Carrier deck of HMS Warrior aircraft carrier
View of the carrier deck of HMS Warrior (R31) aircraft carrier at Kure, Japan, with crew lined up and a Sea Fury plane. Date: 1953

Background imagePropeller Collection: Cover design, Exposition de Locomotion Aerienne

Cover design, Exposition de Locomotion Aerienne
Cover design, official catalogue of the 7th Exposition International de Locomotion Aerienne, Grand Palais, Champs Elysees, Paris, 12-27 November 1921

Background imagePropeller Collection: Popular Aviation Magazine

Popular Aviation Magazine

Background imagePropeller Collection: Jersey Airways Poster

Jersey Airways Poster
Poster, I d prefer Jersey Airways. A cartoon of animals powering and piloting a flying machine above a rough sea, with a Jersey Airways biplane high above them

Background imagePropeller Collection: Standard production Sopwith triplane, WW1

Standard production Sopwith triplane, WW1
A standard production single-seater Sopwith triplane on an airfield during the First World War. Date: 1916-1918

Background imagePropeller Collection: Pan American Airlines Flying Clipper, Lockheed Constellation

Pan American Airlines Flying Clipper, Lockheed Constellation
Pan American Airlines Flying Clipper - Lockheed Constellation. Date: circa 1947

Background imagePropeller Collection: Advert / Dubonnet Aperitif

Advert / Dubonnet Aperitif
Dubonnet aperitif - the strength that gives you wings

Background imagePropeller Collection: Zeppelin Train 1930S

Zeppelin Train 1930S
The Rail Zeppelin, an experimental vehicle developed and tested by Franz Kruckenberg in 1930 - 1931. It was capable of speeds of well over 200 kilometers per hour. Date: 1930s

Background imagePropeller Collection: German Fokker D VIII fighter plane, WW1

German Fokker D VIII fighter plane, WW1
A German Fokker D VIII single-seater fighter monoplane with a 140 hp Oberursel engine, used towards the end of the First World War

Background imagePropeller Collection: Fokker Eindecker of Jagdstaffel (Jasta) 26, WW1

Fokker Eindecker of Jagdstaffel (Jasta) 26, WW1
A Fokker Eindecker monoplane belonging to Jagdstaffel (Jasta) 26 fighter squadron, by G. Shultz

Background imagePropeller Collection: German Fokker D. VI fighter plane, WW1

German Fokker D. VI fighter plane, WW1
A German Fokker D.VI single-seater fighter plane with an Oberursel engine, in service towards the end of the First World War. Date: 1917-1918

Background imagePropeller Collection: Officers of 207 Squadron with Handley Page bomber, WW1

Officers of 207 Squadron with Handley Page bomber, WW1
Officers of 207 Squadron of the Independent Air Force in a group photo in front of a Handley Page bomber plane during the First World War. Date: 1918

Background imagePropeller Collection: British BE2C biplane on an airfield, WW1

British BE2C biplane on an airfield, WW1
A British BE2C armoured biplane on an airfield during the First World War. Date: 1914-1918

Background imagePropeller Collection: World War II B25 bomber attacks Japanese ship

World War II B25 bomber attacks Japanese ship
World War II vintage photograph - B25 bomber attacks Japanese ship in China Sea

Background imagePropeller Collection: Hawker Hector with Napier Dagger III engine

Hawker Hector with Napier Dagger III engine
A detail of a Hawker Hector focussing on the Napier Dagger III H-24 air-cooled piston Engine. Developing 805hp the Dagger was the next step for D

Background imagePropeller Collection: 825 Squadron on HMS Warrior aircraft carrier

825 Squadron on HMS Warrior aircraft carrier
Group photo of 825 Squadron, Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm, on board HMS Warrior (R31) aircraft carrier with a Fairey Firefly plane. Date: circa 1953

Background imagePropeller Collection: SPAD XIII with Le Prieur rockets

SPAD XIII with Le Prieur rockets attached for anti-balloon or anti-airship use. Extremely popular with French and American forces, over eight thousand were built by the time of the Armistice

Background imagePropeller Collection: Fokker Dr I with Pfalz D III in background

Fokker Dr I with Pfalz D III in background
Fokker Dr I German fighter triplane with a Pfalz D III in the background. The Fokkers pilot prepares for takeoff, with a mechanic ready to swing the propeller and two more in attendance

Background imagePropeller Collection: RMS Oceanic in Graving Dock, Liverpool

RMS Oceanic in Graving Dock, Liverpool
RMS Oceanic in Graving Dock (Dry Dock), Liverpool, shortly before launch in 1899. Date: circa 1899

Background imagePropeller Collection: Flying Santa Claus on a Christmas card

Flying Santa Claus on a Christmas card. 1910

Background imagePropeller Collection: Airport Scene Paris 1934

Airport Scene Paris 1934
A De Havilland Dragon of Hillmans Airways and a private Swiss plane on the runway at Paris airport, France. Date: 1934

Background imagePropeller Collection: American Liberator bomber by G. H. Davis

American Liberator bomber by G. H. Davis
President Roosevelts promise is fulfilled as the American Liberator bomber arrives in Britain during the Second World War

Background imagePropeller Collection: British SE5A biplane on airfield, WW1

British SE5A biplane on airfield, WW1
A British SE5A biplane, one of the main aeroplanes in use by the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War. Seen here on an airfield, with crew. 1914-1918

Background imagePropeller Collection: Poster, exhibition of English Graphic Art, Zurich

Poster, exhibition of English Graphic Art, Zurich
Poster, Kunstsalon Wolfsberg exhibition of English Graphic Art, announcement of a Board of Trade and British Museum exhibition held in Zurich from June to August 1923

Background imagePropeller Collection: Bristol fighter plane in Mesopotamia, WW1

Bristol fighter plane in Mesopotamia, WW1
A British Bristol fighter plane of No. 6 Squadron in Mesopotamia during the First World War. Date: 1914-1918

Background imagePropeller Collection: British Bristol F2B biplane preparing for takeoff, WW1

British Bristol F2B biplane preparing for takeoff, WW1
A British Bristol F2B biplane with members of 22 Squadron on an airfield, being prepared for takeoff during the First World War. Date: 1916-1918

Background imagePropeller Collection: Airco Dh-5 War Plane

Airco Dh-5 War Plane
A pilot stands in front of the propellor of his Airco DH-5, a biplane fighter which had improved vision due to the the upper wing being closer to the rear of the cockpit. Date: circa 1917

Background imagePropeller Collection: WWI Fashionable French aviation outfit

WWI Fashionable French aviation outfit
A patriotic young French girl takes to the air in her French air force inspired outfit. With wings and a propeller on her hat she flies through the sky

Background imagePropeller Collection: Kids Fly Model Planes

Kids Fly Model Planes
Children fly their model aeroplanes, powered by the unwinding of a rubber band which drives a propeller

Background imagePropeller Collection: Zlin Z.226A Akrobat OK-KMB

Zlin Z.226A Akrobat OK-KMB (msn 02.08), a single-seat aerobatic version of the Z.226 T Trener 6. (This aircraft was later fitted with a variable pitch propeller as the Z.226AS Akrobat Special) Date

Background imagePropeller Collection: Piper J-3 Cub G-AFFJ with the Everell single-blade propeller

Piper J-3 Cub G-AFFJ with the Everell single-blade propeller
Piper J-3 Cub G-AFFJ (msn 1165), seen with the Everell patented single-blade automatic variable- pitch propeller. The single propeller blade was balanced by a counterweight and was free to pivot

Background imagePropeller Collection: Paul Defiant two-seater Fighter Aircraft, WW2

Paul Defiant two-seater Fighter Aircraft, WW2
RAF Paul Defiant two-seater Fighter Aircraft, WW2 Date: 1942

Background imagePropeller Collection: World War II German aircraft displayed in Hyde Park

World War II German aircraft displayed in Hyde Park
Vintage World War II photograph - German jet aircraft displayed in Hyde Park following the end of the war

Background imagePropeller Collection: World War II B-17 Flying fortress makes food drop

World War II B-17 Flying fortress makes food drop
World War II vintage photograph - B-17 Flying fortress makes food drop to Netherlands towards the end of the war

Background imagePropeller Collection: Boeing F4B-4 special NX9846

Boeing F4B-4 special NX9846 (ex A9241 / NC-14). The second of two US Marine Corps F4B-4s stripped of military equipment for the Bureau of Commerce, (later Fa), in 1940 and registered NC-14

Background imagePropeller Collection: Boeing F4B-4 NR9846

Boeing F4B-4 NR9846 (ex A9241 / NC-14). The second of two US Marine Corps F4B-4s stripped of military equipment for the Bureau of Commerce (later Fa), in 1940 and registered NC-14

Background imagePropeller Collection: Fokker F7A passenger aircraft

Fokker F7A passenger aircraft
A Fokker F.VII (also known as the Fokker Trimotor) - an airliner produced in the 1920s by the Dutch aircraft manufacturer Fokker, Fokkers American subsidiary Atlantic Aircraft Corporation

Background imagePropeller Collection: Sportavia-Putzer SFS-31 Milan D-KORO

Sportavia-Putzer SFS-31 Milan D-KORO (msn 6601), Sportavia who build the Fourniers in West Germany, collaborated with Scheibe to produce the SFS-31 Milan

Background imagePropeller Collection: Imperial Airways arriving from France, Croydon Aerodrome

Imperial Airways arriving from France, Croydon Aerodrome Airport, Surrey Date: 1930s

Background imagePropeller Collection: Southampton RMS Olympic propeller Blades probably 1932

Southampton RMS Olympic propeller Blades probably 1932

Background imagePropeller Collection: WW2 - R. A. F. Cadet In A Link Trainer

WW2 - R. A. F. Cadet In A Link Trainer
A photograph which portrays a British WW2 Royal Air Force cadet using a link trainer, complete with wings, propeller and scenery to simulate the movements and feel of an aircraft. Date: circa 1940s

Background imagePropeller Collection: A Westland Lysander of the Royal Air Force (RAF)

A Westland Lysander of the Royal Air Force (RAF). Date: circa 1938

Background imagePropeller Collection: Studio portrait of Samuel Cody, with Michelin Trophy

Studio portrait of Samuel Cody, with Michelin Trophy
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: A fine May & Co. studio portrait of Cody alongside his Michelin Trophy. 12ins. 10ins. Date: early 20th century



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