500 lb. Standard Bomb Winch

Air Ministry, Maker;  Great Britain. Ministry of Aircraft Production, Maker; 

May 1943
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Maker and Role
Air Ministry, Maker
Great Britain. Ministry of Aircraft Production, Maker
Production Date
May 1943
Description
Colour illustration diagram of a 500lb. Standard Bomb Winch prepared by Ministry of Aircraft Production for the Air Ministry.

Diagram is labelled at top 'FOR OFFICAL USE ONLY'

Diagram is a cross section with parts labelled. Top right corner there are smaller diagrams illustrating 'Lowering on Brake' and 'Quick Wind in' of the bomb winch. Bottom left corner are smaller diagrams of 'Pulling cable out by hand' ; 'Lifting' and 'Action views of winch mechanism showing amount of lift for one turn of handle'

Bottom right is Air Ministry information:
'Air Diagram 2451, Sheet no 1, No of Sheets 1'
'Air Ministry prepared by Ministry of Aircraft Production'
'Issue no. 1'
'Date May 43'
'A.L.No [blank]'
Other Name
Air Diagram 2451
Physical Description
1 poster : colour illustration ; 89 x 114 cm
Media/Materials
Accession No
ART-2018-16
Credit Line
Air Ministry et al. May 1943. 500 lb. Standard Bomb Winch, ART-2018-16. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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