Mechanical Balance Computer [Librascope]; Librascope Incorporated (United States...
Mechanical Balance Computer [Librascope]About this object
Librascope' Mechanical Balance computer elevated and set into black painted wooden case with handle. Used to calculate an aircrafts centre of gravity and total weight; 15 knobs set into computer display which gauge weight of oil, bombs, bow compartment etc. and 2 at extreme right which allow for adjustments of weight and balance. Two dials at top; left gauges total weight in pounds and right shows centre of gravity position. Silhouette of Catalina plane appears on computer display in middle.Maker
H 80 W 480 D 310mm (H 3 1/8 W 18 7/8 D 12 3/16")
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