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Propeller - Larkin Aircraft Supply Co. (LASCO), Jaguar Aero Engine, circa 1925 Object Reg. No: ST 040176

Summary:
Laminated wooden aircraft propeller made by the Larkin Aircraft Suppy Company (LASCO) in the 1920s. This example is painted olive drab with metal covered blade tips. It was built for a left hand tractor Armstrong Siddeley Jaguar radial aero engine. The Jaguar was considered one of the best aero engines of the interwar period. This propeller may have been made from one of the LASCO Lascowl aircraft built by the firm. The LASCO Lascoter was also fitted with a Jaguar engine. This propeller was acquired by the Museum in 1936 following the liquidation of LASCO.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 190 mm (Height), 280 mm (Width), 3590 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: 11.75' (DIAMETER); 7.15' (PITCH)

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Tagged with: aero engines, aircraft components, aircraft propellors
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: components - propellers
Designer: Armstrong Siddeley, England, Great Britain

Propeller was almost certainly manufactured for (and removed from) one of the three Larkin Lascowl aircraft.
Manufacturer (Probable): Larking Aircraft Supply Co, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1928

Propeller was almost certainly manufactured for (and removed from) one of the three Larkin Lascowl aircraft.

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