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Electro-Mechanical Computor - H&B Precision Engineers, T4, GAF, Bombsight, circa 1952 Reg. No: ST 040178
- 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.
- Black rectangular metal box within metal tubular frame, with dials, controls, knobs and connection sockets.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Unknown
|Dimensions:||400 mm (Width), 550 mm (Length)|
|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.