1942 WW II U. S. ARMY Air Force Type D-12 Bendix Aperiodic Aviation Compass /Box
Vintage, WW II 1942, A. AF-42-6481, aperiodic aircraft compass (has compass fluid), BENDIX AVIATION CORPORATION, PIONEER INSTRUMENT DIVISION, in wood box. 7" Diameter x 4"H. Finger-joint construction wood box, cosmetically rough but solid, 9" square x 5 1/2"H. Hinges, latches, and handle work good. Total weight of compass in wood box 9lbs. This instrument was used on heavy bombers (B-17, B-24, B-29), medium bombers (B-25, B-26), and transports (C-46, C-47, C54). 14 photos are a part of this description.