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
- 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.
- 30.4cm H x 25.5 cm W
- 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.
- Bomb doors, 32-F-7523 (part number) three times, closed, open, safe, select.
- 26 Feb 2019 at 12:07PM