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Electro-Mechanical Computor - H&B Precision Engineers, T4, GAF, Bombsight, circa 1952 Object Reg. No: ST 040178

Summary:
Aircraft bombsight computor of the type fitted to Canberra aircraft (computor is spelt correctly in this case), manufactured by H&B Precision Engineers, circa 1952. The aircraft was manufactured at the Government Aircraft Factory (GAF) at Fisherman's Bend, Victoria.
Description:
Black rectangular metal box within metal tubular frame, with dials, controls, knobs and connection sockets.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 400 mm (Width), 550 mm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: computing, computers
Themes this item is part of: The Canberra Bomber, Engineering Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Combat Systems
Tertiary Classification: bomb guides
Inscriptions: Metal plate on side: COMPUTOR BOMBSIGHT TYPE T-4, STORES REF NO. 9/4567, SERIAL NUMBER 513/59 / H & B PRECISION ENGINEERING LTD
Manufacturer: H & B Precision Engineering Ltd, England, Great Britain, circa 1952
Other Association (See Comments): circa 1959

Installed in Canberra Jet Bombers built by the Government Aircraft Factories, Fishermans Bend, Victoria.

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