B-24 Liberator Memorial Restoration Australia Inc, Werribee
The item has 50% of it's body missing.Quadrant base and operative lever.Quarter circle casting with operating handle attached,base is squared off with rivets attaching both parts.
Created for the purpose of bomb delivery from B-24 Liberator aircraft. The item was originally fitted to RAAF Liberator 72-176. During salvage and disposal operations it was damaged losing 50% of the body. The item was used as a reference to manufacture a complete example.
An example of late 1930's engineering practice in an endeavour to modernise aircraft technology.
Inscriptions & Markings
Bomb doors, 32-F-7523 (part number) three times, closed, open, safe, select.