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Listed under:  Technologies  >  Engineering  >  Aeronautics  >  Aircraft  >  Aeroplanes  >  Propellers (Aeroplanes)

Letter to Leading Aircraftman Howard Kellehear from Nell, 22 Jan 1942

This is a two-page letter, handwritten on lined off-white paper, with considerable losses from insect activity. The paper has browned and significant staining is also evident. It measures 24.7 cm long x 19.6 cm wide.


Aboriginal guides in the Thornycroft expedition, 1929

This is a black-and-white photograph showing four Aboriginal stockmen standing in front of a small plane in the Tanami Desert in the Northern Territory in May 1929. Two have a hand on the single propeller of the plane, which was named Kookaburra. The four, identified as Bob, Tommy, Hughie and Jack, are guides who had joined ...


Bert Hinkler servicing his aeroplane, 1928

This is a black-and-white photograph, taken in Canberra in 1928, of Bert Hinkler (1892-1933) working on the engine of the twin-seat Avro Avian he flew single-handed from England to Australia in that year. The image was made from a glass negative measuring 10.0 cm x 12.5 cm.


Splintered propeller, 'Southern Cross', 1935

This is a wooden fragment from the aircraft propeller of the 'Southern Cross' with annotation in ink by Charles Kingsford Smith, 'SOUTHERN CROSS 17 5 35.'