The Aero Club of South Africa's floating trophy. 2016
The Aero Club of South Africa's award for Excellence in Manufacturing or Design. 2016
Supplier Alliance Award from BAE Systems. 2012
PGS Trophy for Manufacturing or Design in the Recreational Aviation Industry of South Africa. 2016
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Peter de Necker
Peter de Necker was born in South Africa. After graduating from Goudstad Teachers Training College in 1976 he taught mathematics, science and carpentry for 7 years. Propeller making started as a hobby and in 1983 he bought a second-hand Fledge, powered by a single cylinder 22 hp Sachs engine.
To date he has designed and carved over 2400 propellers for the microlight industry, amateur-built aircraft, motorised gliders, vintage aircraft, the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Aeronautical Division, Integrated Systems and Technologies (spy planes), Agricura Crop Spraying Services, Orsmond Aerial Services and Kentron Military Division. Peter lives in Randburg in the Gauteng Province of South Africa with his wife Bets and his daughter Lizaan.
To contact Peter de Necker with any queries you may have about propellers in general or to get a quotation on a new prop for your aircraft please feel free to get in touch with him by the following means... He is waiting to assist you!
A Bird at the wrong time and place. Both aircraft and bird took off at the same time. However, the flight path of the Guinea Fowl led directly into the spinning propeller. The pilot cut the engine and did an emergency landing. The largest splinter was found 100m distant. The engine sustained nil damage, although some […]
This propeller was fitted on a 2litre VW wind generating machine and spun to 3600RPM. A front-end loader dumped 1000kg’s worth of river-sand, containing an average gravel size of 6mm, into the prop arc at a rate of 100kgs per minute. Note the severe abrasion damage to the wood content of both blades, compared to […]
A recipe for disaster. SWING! CLUNCK! SWING! CLUNCK! SWING! CLUNCK!!!!! TAKE A REST, CATCH A BREATH. “THE @#$%& ENGINE WON’T START!” PRIME, THROTTLE SET, MAGS ON! SWING! CLUNCK!, SWI . . . . . !!!!! “VRRROOOOOOMMMMM!!!!!” “SSSHHHHIIII. . . . . . . .!!!!” LEAP BACK FROM ROARING PROP!! (HE FORGOT THE CHOCKS) THERE GOES […]