Emergency Computer [For Mosquito]

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
Emergency computer for bombsight Mk XIV. Black panel of bakelite with a central dial. The outer calibration is height above the target in thousands of feet. The finger-operated dial in the centre of the board reads the indicated ground speed in knots. Below this is the rectified air speed in knots. This information angles down to the sighting angle in degrees. The instrument is repeated on the other side of the panel. There are 7 mounting holes around the border of the panel.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Bakelite
Signature/Marks and Type
EMERGENCY COMPUTOR / REF. No. 9/2649 / FOR BOMBSIGHT MK XIV / COMPUTOR REF. No. 9/2571 / MOSQUITO Inscribed
Accession No
2004.10
Credit Line
Air Ministry et al. Emergency Computer [For Mosquito], 2004.10. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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