Bombsight - MK XIVA Computor

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Great Britain. Royal Air Force, Manufacturer
Description
Bombsight MK XIVA Computor, a type of vector bombsight produced during World War Two. Ref. No. 9/4409, Serial No.261/53, 24 volts. This is a heavy metal unit with solid metal carry handles on the top. On the front panel is a series of control knobs to adjust wind speed and direction, altitude etc. On one side there are input screw attachments, labelled Static, Pitot, Supply and EXH.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Acrylic/Perspex
Signature/Marks and Type
GYRO/A.E.M./R/ 6/59 / A.E.M.107 / A.E.M./R/ 3/60 Printed
BOMBSIGHT MK XIVA / COMPUTOR / REF. No.9/4409 / SERIAL No.261/53 / VOLTS 24 / INSTALLATION PORT Maker's Plate
MODIFICATION PLATE / MOD. No. / INST.D.21 / IN2800 Maker's Plate
Accession No
1981.498
Credit Line
Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Bombsight - MK XIVA Computor, 1981.498. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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