CONTINENTAL “AVIATION SKYPOWER” PROPELLER
This was the first, Hydraulically Operated Controllable Pitch Propeller For Light Planes in production in 1946, for use with Continental A-65 and C-75-85 horsepower engines
The Continental Aviation and Engineering Skypower Propeller operates from the engine oil pump pressure, on a closed system, without packing glands or gaskets. No spinning hydraulic parts. A simple Push-Pull Control on the panel shifts the prop to low-pitch angle for take-off and climb, high-pitch angle for cruising. With laminated birch blades specially Designed for the greatest efficiency and performance. It’s simple in design and operation, low in price, and easy to install and maintain.
Continental Aviation and Engineering Corp.