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Load Adjuster - Bomb Load Adjuster No. 31629

From the Collection of B-24 Liberator Memorial Restoration Australia Inc Corner Farm Rd & Princes Highway Werribee Victoria

Description
Brown Leather Case with 'Slide Rule' inner.
Size
Case 32 cm x 6 cm Slide Rule 30 cm x 4 cm x 1cm
Object Registration
00168
Keywords
bomb load adjuster, a16
Historical information
1945 Slide Rule US Army Air Force from Prof. Allan Bromley.
When Made
1945
Significance
Works by adding Angular moments together to find centre of gravity (COG) of a plane (adds bombs, ammunition and crew on board).
Inscriptions & Markings
Load Adjuster, Property of US Government.
102630 on case. 81629. Airplane serial No. 44-4-1195, Model B-24J
Last updated
26 Jun 2018 at 2:13PM