WWII Norden Bomb-sight GYRO Type M7 U. S. Army Air Forces Data Placard Excellent
WWII Norden Bomb-sight GYRO Type M7 U. Army Air Forces Data Placard Excellent. Very scarce and historically significant, this Norden Bombsight. M-7 Vertical Flight Gyro is in amazingly good condition. You see many of the sights but not so many of these. Positioned near the aircraft’s center of gravity, the flight gyro, part of the complex autopilot system used in WWII bombers, served as a vertical reference for controlling the ailerons an elevator of the aircraft. The course for the autopilot was set by the bombardier through the use of the Norden Bombsight, which provided stable and level flight for bombing runs. This was used on the B-17, B-24 and B-29 aircraft during WWII. This is extremely heavy weighing 17 lbs 12 oz. The item “WWII Norden Bomb-sight GYRO Type M7 U. S. Army Air Forces Data Placard Excellent” is in sale since Monday, February 25, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Field Gear, Equipment”. The seller is “coloradotnt” and is located in Aurora, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States.