Compass - H. Hughes & Son, Type 5/17, circa 1918 Object Reg. No: ST 014270

Type 5/17 aviation compass made by H. Hughes & Son, London. Standard British military aero compass (serial no. 43918H) used during the latter part of the First World War. It was designed by Captain E. Creagh-Osborne of the Royal Navy.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, compasses, navigation, aeronautical instruments, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: components - navigation instrumentation
Model Name/Number: Type 5/17
Manufacturer: Henry Hughes & Son Ltd, London, England, Great Britain, 1917-1919

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