Calculator [Dalton Computor]

Air Ministry, Attributed to;  Great Britain. Royal Air Force, Attributed to; 


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Maker and Role
Air Ministry, Attributed to
Great Britain. Royal Air Force, Attributed to
Description
Dalton calculator, manually operated navigational aid Mk IIIF. Isothermal calibration. A rectangular box of bakelite with a metal face and a revolving disc. On the reverse face of the instrument, is a true course 360° compass with wind drift adjustment calibrations. On the top right hand corner of the compass face is a knob for the paper graph feed, housed under the Perspex glass. Stamped on back "A M / NAVIGATIONAL COMPUTOR / MK. IIIF* REF. NO. 6B/214".
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Bakelite
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
DRIFT PORT / VAR EAST / TRUE COURSE / VAR WEST / DRIFT STBD Printed
A M / NAVIGATIONAL COMPUTOR / MK. IIIF* REF. NO. 6B/214 Printed
Accession No
2004.6
Credit Line
Air Ministry et al. Calculator [Dalton Computor], 2004.6. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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