- an airplane propeller.
Origin of airscrew
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Historical Examples of airscrew
A good illustration of this may be found in the question of the airscrew.
On this scale he was successful with a machine driven by an airscrew and with a machine driven by the flapping of wings.
The motive power was supplied by twisted strands of rubber which, as they untwisted, turned the airscrew.
This ship, with an airscrew driven by manpower, attained a speed of five and a half miles an hour.
(p. 103) A later difficulty caused by the forward position of the airscrew had nothing to do with flying.
- British an aircraft propeller