Very scarce and historically significant, this Norden. 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. Army Air Forces Data Placard Excellent" is in sale since Sunday, March 11, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Other US WWII Original Items". The seller is "2014usanzhe" and is located in Aurora, Colorado.
This item can be shipped to United States.