Wooden Propellers
A Selection of wooden propellers in a range of sizes.
Karatoo Wooden Propeller
Karatoo Wooden Propeller
Wooden Propeller
Painted Wooden Propeller
Fisher Moth
Wooden Propeller for Fisher Moth
Wooden Propeller
Wooden Propeller for Spartan Biplane
Wooden Propeller
Wooden Propeller for Porterfield

aircraft wooden propellerAero Performance Propellers Ltd (formally Thompson Aeronautical) build quality custom wooden propellers for aircraft, gyrocopters, and hovercraft. If you have another specific device requiring a custom wooden propeller contact Aero PP now.

Aero Performance Propellers are beautifully laminated Ash and Mahogany props, clear coated with 4oz fiber-glass for strength, two part polyurethane clear with an epoxy. Urethane protective tape on the leading. Classic looking props with latest design and at competitive prices. With over 20 years experience in making propellers in New Zealand and shipping around the world we are sure we can provide a solution to your wooden propeller needs.

We have over 54 specific patterns available on hand to cover most wooden propeller needs.

Gary Williams the new owner, is a well known figure in home built aviation in New Zealand.

Contact Gary now now for a solution to your wooden propeller needs. or phone 021764317


Refurbishment and Repairs

At Aero PP we provide an refurbishment and repair service for wooden propellers.

If your wooden propeller is faded due to sunshine / UV damage we can refurbish your propeller to as new condition.

Damaged wooden propeller due to Weather damage or Stones? - at Aero PP we can repair your propeller.

Contact Aero PP now for wooden propeller refurbishment or repair enquiries

Latest News:

cobalt drill wooden propeller 200World wide shipping - Aero PP have been building propellers for NZ and Australian clients. But has recently shipped customised wooden propellers to:

  • France
  • Spain
  • Estonia
  • Italy
  • Luxemburg

So regardless of location contact Aero PP for your custom built wooden propellers.



Gary William's Acquires Thompson Propeller Company:

garyGary Williams has brought the former Brent Thompson Propeller company.
Gary is a professional Auto, Aircraft painter and wood worker.

Gary has been involved with making homebuilt aircraft for 35 years including  Jodel D11 and a RV8. So you can look forward to beautifully  finished and painted propellers for any Aircraft and engine Combination from Aero Performance Propellers.

This site also offers how to videos and articles on repairing and maintaining wood propellers, and of course we sell wooden aircraft (and hovercraft) propellers. Please browse through our Propeller Store to find a propeller to suit your purpose. If you can't find the propeller you're looking for in our store, just ask, we can make a propeller to suit almost any non certified engine airframe combination!

Gary Williams
Director Aero Performance Propellers Ltd


Aircraft owners must comply with all rules and regulations when removing, refitting or repairing their aircraft propellers.

Contact APP

Phone: +64 21 764 317

Email: aeropropellers@gmail.com

Address: 209 Puketawai Road
New Zealand


  • Please contact us regarding pricing.
  • Photos are indicative only, colours and layouts may vary slightly due to the nature of products such as wood used in finial construction.
  • Prices and availablity are subject to change without notice.
  • Aircraft owners must comply with all rules and regulations when removing, refitting or repairing their aircraft propellers.