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Bomb Release Quadrant - Partial Bomb Release Quadrant

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

Description
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.
Size
30.4cm H x 25.5 cm W
Object Registration
0236
Historical information
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.
When Made
1942-1945
Significance
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.
Last updated
26 Feb 2019 at 12:07PM