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Title Western Air Express Sperry Horizon Gyrosope
Date ca. 1930-1935
Collection Aircraft Parts & Furnishings Collection
Object Name Gyroscope
Catalog Number 1987.7.3
Description Western Air Express aircraft cockpit gyroscope. Black cylinder cockpit gauge. Circular face has a blue background with yellow horizon bar and airplane diagram in foreground. Four holes on face for attachment to cockpit control panel. Metal manufacturer tag: "SPERRY GYROSCOPE., INC.,/ BROOKLYN, N.Y./ AIR SPUN HORIZON/ PART-67233 SER.146XXY/ THIS APPARATUS IS MANUFACTURED UNDER ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING PATENTS/ Numbered:1.324.128, 1:405.807, 1.236.993, 1.324.478, 1.518.892, 1.312.086, 1.324.482, 1.651.845/ OTHER PATENTS PENDING."
Artist/Maker Sperry Corporation
Diameter (in) 3.5
Dimension Details Diameter is of face plate
Search Terms Western Air Express
Western Airlines
Subjects Airplane equipment
Airplane cockpits
Credit line Western Airlines