Rare Wooden propeller hub is from a WW1 British Reconnaissance/Light Bomber aircraft known as the R. They were first built in 1916 and started to appear on the Western Front at the end of 1916. They were mainly flown by The Royal Flying Corps before the Royal Air Force was formed in 1918. In this case the letters R.
On your hub stand for'Royal Aircraft Factory' where they were made. The letters 12 CYL on the hub refer to the V12 Cylinder engine. 8's were retired in 1918. RAF Properor Hub Plane 1916. WW1 British Reconnaissance/Light Bomber 1916 Airforce" is in sale since Friday, July 3, 2020.This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Helmets/ Hats". The seller is "cubasteve57" and is located in London. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.