59. Propeller (supply)


Aircraft Propellers & Spares (Aust) Pty Ltd.

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Moorabin Airport,


Tel: +61 3 9580 2034

Fax: +61 3 9580 0765

Email: propbits@propbits.com.au

Website: http://www.aerovintagespares.com


APS is family business founded in 1955 and is agent for a number of aviation component manufacturers. APS is a distributor for several makes of propeller.


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Contact name: Alessandro Tonini

Via del Commercio, 7,
47838 Riccione (RN),

Tel: +39 0541 693 399

Fax: +39 0541 693 331

Email: info@gt-propellers.com

Alternate email: North America representative email: humbertod@gt-propellers.com

Website: http://www.gt-propellers.com/


EASA qualified GT designs and manufactures propellers for modern aircraft but also makes Spitfire propeller blades and wooden propellers for ancient aircraft. Although propellers are sometimes made from the original drawings, GT also improves the blade aerofoils for higher performance while retaining the antique appearance. Propellers have been made for a wide variety of vintage aircraft and engines, including the DH Gipsy series.

Hercules Propellers Ltd.

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Contact name: Rupert Wasey or Lauren Richardson

Canal Iron Works,
Hope Mills, London Road,
Gloucestershire, GL5 2SH

Tel: +44 1453 885 853

Email: rupert@hercprops.com

Alternate email: lauren@hercprops.com

Website: http://www.hercprops.com/


Hercules Propellers designs and manufactures new and reproduction propellers using both classic and very modern materials and has made propellers for many different DH types around the world. Hercules also offers a refurbishment service for wooden propellers that has already brought many a DH, Lang and Merville propeller back to life. Factory visits are encouraged.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Hercprops

Invincible Airscrews Pty. Ltd

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Contact name: David Green

P.O.Box 62, Mortdale,
N.S.W.2223, Australia


Unit 10
37 Shipley Drive,
Rutherford, New South Wales, 2320


Tel: +61 2 4026 3681

Mobile (cell): +61 409 056 171

Email: dagreen@optusnet.com.au


Founded by George Adams in 1932, Invincible Airscrews fabricates magnificent new wooden propellers to DH drawings. Invincible has now secured a substantial stock of the rare Australian hardwoods from which its propellers are made and is continuing production at Rutherland near Maitland. Initial contact is easiest by email.

Poncelet (Etablissements Poncelet)

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Contact name: Marc Deltenre

Z.I. de Martinrou,
Rue du Progrès 6,
6220 Fleurus,

Tel: +32 475 44 36 20

Email: info@poncelet.eu

Website: http://www.ets-poncelet.com/index.html


Etablissements Poncelet was founded in 1932 to make wooden propellers and later wooden boats. Lead by the Poncelet family for three generations, in 2012 Marc Deltenre took over the reins to develop the business further. The propeller making tradition continues, and wooden propellers are also renovated and repaired. Experience includes propellers for homebuilts and World War I fighters as well as DH designs.

Skycraft Services Ltd

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Contact name: Michael Barnett or Andrew Butcher

Albany House at Brown’s Yard,

12 Silver Street,

Litlington, near Royston,

Hertfordshire, SG8 0QE,


Tel: +44 1763 852 150

Email: customerservices@skycraft.uk.net

Website: https://skycraftpropellers.com


(Please note: Skycraft Services Ltd trades as “Skycraft”, but it is a completely different business from the “Skycraft Ltd” listed in other sections of this Register.)

“Skycraft” specialises in propeller maintenance and supply for vintage and collection aircraft, and has considerable experience with fixed pitch propellers for all the Gipsy Major engine variants.  Over the years it has developed and certified a range of fixed pitch propellers for de Havilland aircraft, much used on the Tiger Moth and Chipmunk but also on the Dragon, Hornet and Leopard.

Skycraft has close links with Dowty Propellers and with Hoffmann Propeller in Germany, for whom it is the UK Service Station and Distributor


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Contact name: James Longmoor

Unit 4,

Concorde Business Centre,

Biggin Hill Airport,

Kent, TN16 3YN,


Mobile (cell): +44 773 912 1457

Email: vendair@btinternet.com


Vendair holds an extensive stock of spares for the Gipsy major engine (11.11)