German Propeller Industry 1914 - 19 by
Lt Col Bob Gardner is the first book in a series of 4 books that will
provide a record of propeller manufacture in Germany during WW1.
It describes the structure of early German aviation, all the propeller
designers and the process of manufacture including the Idflieg regulations.
It covers a number of rare documents including:
The Propeller MerkBuch issued to units
in the field which was a note book describing how to use, care and fit
The report of the Inter-Allied Control Commission into German
propeller production during the war.
These two documents are shown in German
and French respectively with translations to English.
This soft-backed full colour book has 165 pages with
Cross & Cockade, Volume 44/4 : Another
real gem from Bob Gardner...Beautifully illustrated throughout, mainly
in colour, this fascinating in-depth study covers technical aspects of
the design and identification of propellers, key figures in the
development of propeller technology, and the relevant administrative
structures of German military aviation. Further sections include
the selection of timbers, production quantities and interpretation of
the many stamps and markings to be found on propellers....Excellent
value: buy now!
customer said: "Your book is absolutely amazing, a sheer pleasure
to read, it covers so much information unheard of - what a fantastic
job!.....Your work is the single holy grail of information about old
wooden propellers, a legacy for generations to come."
The German Propeller Industry 1914 -
19 is available now at £27 (pounds
sterling) plus postage and packing. Just select your mailing location from
the drop down list below then click the Buy Now
button to pay via PayPal.