Aircraft bomb-aiming mechanical computer

Made:
1940-1945 in Michigan
maker:
General Motors Company
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Computer bombsight type T1 by A C Spark Plug Division, GMC, Michigan, USA, c. 1942 ( mechanical analogue device). Three
Science Museum Group Collection
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Computer bombsight type T1 by A C Spark Plug Division, GMC, Michigan, USA, c. 1942 ( mechanical analogue device). Three
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Computer bombsight type T1 by A C Spark Plug Division, GMC, Michigan, USA, c. 1942 ( mechanical analogue device). Three
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Computer bombsight type T1 by A C Spark Plug Division, GMC, Michigan, USA, c. 1942 ( mechanical analogue device).
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Computer bombsight type T1 by A C Spark Plug Division, GMC, Michigan, USA, c. 1942 ( mechanical analogue device). Three
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Computer bombsight type T1 by A C Spark Plug Division, GMC, Michigan, USA, c. 1942 ( mechanical analogue device).
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Computer bombsight type T1, mechanical analogue device, by A C Spark Plug Division, General Motors Company, Flint, Michigan, USA, 1940-1945. This is an American version of a British bomb-aiming computer.

Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
1983-1462
Materials:
aluminium alloy, copper (alloy), electronic components, metal (unknown), paint, plastic (unidentified), steel (metal) and tin plated
type:
computer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Ilford (Cheshire)