Navigational computer

Henry Hughes and Son Limited, Manufacturer

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Henry Hughes and Son Limited, Manufacturer
Black and silver metal, plastic and paper Mk IIID Navigational Computer produced by Henry Hughes & Son Ltd, London. Silver metal front features several dials, inside is ring bound paper booklet for recording observations and further dial for calculating true course. Back page of booklet has aeronautical code signals written in pencil. Two leather straps are on either side of computer to enable attachment of computer to Navigator's thigh while in flight.
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AM / NAVIGATION COMPUTER / MARK. III D / HENRY HUGHES & SON LTD. LONDON / 268 / REF. NO. 6B/145 / SER. NO. 2917/40 / PATENT NO. 478053 Impressed
2069 Hand-written
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Henry Hughes and Son Limited. Navigational computer, 1981.506. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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