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Radar Antenna

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

Description
Radar Antenna (Dish), forms part of the S.C.R. 717c search radar fitted to RAAF Liberators.
It is an early microwave airborne pulse radar.
Size
Dish itself is 730 mm wide and 450 mm high.
Object Registration
00172
Keywords
radar
Historical information
Airborne radar was developed as WWII progressed; it only started to become really useful nearing the war's end.
When Made
c. 1945
Inscriptions & Markings
The antenna designation is RC266
Last updated
3 Jul 2018 at 10:51AM