Computer [Dead Reckoning Computer]

Kane Aero Company, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Kane Aero Company, Manufacturer
Description
Kane Dead Reckoning Computer Model MK-6B. It comprises an inner circular scale which rotates on a slightly larger fixed circular scale. The inner scale reads out Drift Correction, Altitude Correction and Airspeed Correction; and a great deal of other information like mileage, gas, etc. The outer scale has: Miles, lbs., gals. marked concentrically around it. On the reverse is another circular scale for Drift and Variations - East and West. The whole is mounted on a rectangular scale which has "TH-AS WIND" printed on the top.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Signature/Marks and Type
KANE DEAD RECKONING COMPUTER / MODEL MK-6B / COPYRIGHT 1957 KANE AERO CO. ST. PAUL, MINN. Printed
Accession No
2005.84.45
Credit Line
Kane Aero Company. Computer [Dead Reckoning Computer], 2005.84.45. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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