G4CCH 5.4 Metre Dish Project 1999

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Help !!! - If anyone knows where I can source another Prop Pitch gearbox preferably in the UK....Please E Mail me with some details


Azimuth Rotor

The Azimuth shaft is driven by a medium sized Prop Pitch gearbox.

This Prop Pitch gearbox was used to change the pitch of the propeller blades on a World War 2 Aircraft.

The original d.c. motor has been replaced with a 110 volt a.c. reversible motor (salvaged from an old photocopier).

The Azimuth shaft is attached to the output of the gearbox using a flange coupling. One side of the flange is welded directly to the top of the  output bevel gear which originally coupled to the propellers.