Radio transmitter, from Alcock and Brown's Vickers Vimy biplane, 1919

Made:
1919
maker:
Harry W. Cox and Company Limited

Aircraft radio transmitter, by Harry W. Cox and Company Limited, London, England, 1919. Used in the Vickers Vimy/Rolls-Royce Biplane: the aircraft in which John Alcock (pilot) and Arthur Whitten Brown (navigator) made the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic in June 1919.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1919-476/12
Materials:
asbestos, cotton (fibre), cotton (textile), iron, lead (metal), leather, mahogany (wood), plastic (unidentified) and steel (metal)
type:
radio transmitter
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
Vickers and Rolls-Royce