Navigational computer

Henry Hughes and Son Limited, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Henry Hughes and Son Limited, Manufacturer
Description
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.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Paper
Signature/Marks and Type
AM / NAVIGATION COMPUTER / MARK. III D / HENRY HUGHES & SON LTD. LONDON / 268 / REF. NO. 6B/145 / SER. NO. 2917/40 / PATENT NO. 478053 Impressed
I.C.A.N. CALIBRATION Impressed
2069 Hand-written
Accession No
1981.506
Credit Line
Henry Hughes and Son Limited. Navigational computer, 1981.506. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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