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RAF Air Position Indicator as used in Lancaster etc.


Code: 10275

A RAF Mk.1B Air Position Indicator as used on Lancaster and other heavy bombers. The API was a dead-reconing analogue computer, that traced the aircraft's position from start position, airspeed and direction. The API was fitted at the navigator's position and was a key tool in navigating the dark skies over western Europe during the RAF's bombing campaign. The API is in average condtion.