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Title Delta Valve Spring Compressor
Date 1940s-1960s
Collection Delta Air Lines Airport, Office & TechOps Items
Object Name Compressor
Catalog Number 1995.10.34
Description Delta reciprocating engine valve spring compressor. The valve spring compressor was invented by Christian Tennyson in 1932.
Depth (in) 2.75
Height (in) 9
Width (in) 8
Provenance Delta aircraft mechanics used this tool to repair and maintain the reciprocating engines of Delta's Propeller Era aircraft fleet from the 1940s to the 1960s.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Delta TechOps
Subjects Tools
Mechanics (Persons)
Aircraft maintenance
Airplane engines
Credit line Delta Air Lines