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Graviscope - Graviscope for Liberator

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

Description
2 Circular plastic manual computing discs with black print on a white background with areas for calculating Centre of gravity, Armament, Bomb loadings,Fuel, oil,Crew, Miscel., Oxygen and Camera. Clear plastic protractor with string attached. Enclosed in a leather envelope.
Size
27.4 cm diam.protractor 15.5cm diam. Case 31cm x 30cm.
Object Registration
0219
Historical information
Standard crew issue for pilots and flight engineers.
When Made
circa 1942
Made By
W&G
Significance
The equipment supplied air crew with a computer to calculate individual aircraft's weight and balance.
Inscriptions & Markings
GRAVISCOPE FOR LIBERATOR. MODEL B24J, L AND M. MANUFACTURED BY MELB. >W&G< AUST. R.A.A.F IDENT NO G6B/2396
Last updated
10 Apr 2018 at 10:32AM