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Title Delta Gauge
Date 1940s-1960s
Collection Delta Air Lines Airport, Office & TechOps Items
Object Name Gauge
Catalog Number 1995.10.26
Description Delta handmade gauge used on Convair 240 and DC-6B aircraft.
Artist/Maker Delta Air Lines
Height (in) 0.125
Length (in) 4.5
Width (in) 2
Dimension Details Dimensions taken without gauge "open"
Provenance Delta aircraft mechanics used this tool to repair and maintain the reciprocating engines of Delta's Propeller Era aircraft fleet from the 1940s to the 1960s.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Delta TechOps
Convair 240
Douglas DC-6B
Subjects Tools
Mechanics (Persons)
Aircraft maintenance
Airplane engines
Weights & measures
Credit line Delta Air Lines