Type D.12 course-setting aircraft compass (serial no. Z-4511) made by Bendix Aviation Corporation, Eclipse Pioneer Division at Teterboro, New Jersey. Dated 1940 with a luminised grid. This type of compass was used for primary navigation by large USAAF aircraft such as the Boeing B17 Flying Fortress. This example was used by Australian National Airways.

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round course-setting aircraft compass

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