View Full Version : please help: siemens 160ps

05-17-2015, 04:19 PM
I'm looking for information about an old prop

160ps siemens d280 st430 axial edulzug

I only find the siemens halske SL III engine with 160PS.

are there any other siemens engines with 160ps?
which planes used a prop diameter of 280cm?
did siemens build props for other engine manufacturers?

best regards


05-17-2015, 10:43 PM
I don't know about the propeller, but that seems like a VERY high pitch (430 cm) for a propeller that size.

Maybe Bob Gardner will have some information, and I'm not at home right now to look through his books on German propellers.

05-20-2015, 03:24 PM
Thanks for the hint with the unbelievably high pitch. As I read a lot of stuff about wooden propellers in the last days, there's a second hint: My propeller has no bolt holes.....

05-21-2015, 09:37 AM
That often means that it was rejected late in the manufacturing process and never got to the final drilling.

Can you post pictures of it?