Sextant (Bubble) - Army Air Force

Maker and role
Link Aviation Devices, Incorporated, Manufacturer
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Sextant - in green case 4505. Army Air Force bubble Sextant, type A-12. Case is made of wood, covered in green canvas with a hinged lid. Case has a light brown felt lining and compartments for accessories. Sextant is made of black metal covering with large cream coloured plastic turning knob on surface. Glass eye for viewing window on rear. Dial controls semi-circular scale at front of sextant and two cylindrical lenses at front.
4505 Hand-written
Army Air Force Sextant (Bubble)
Type A-12 Serial AF43-8031
Order No.W535AC32789
Mfr's Drawing No.11734
Link Aviation Devices Inc.
Binghamton, N.Y. U.S.A. Maker's Plate
Lames Uses in the Sextant 'B' Glass stores. / Please exchange U-6 Lamps Stores Ref. 105L-N46-N47./ This sextant is fitted with four spare lamps/ Nav. Bay. I.R.S. No. 1.R.D. Label
4505 Hand-written
Credit Line
Link Aviation Devices, Incorporated. Sextant (Bubble) - Army Air Force, 1981.516. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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