Welcome to Rochester Avionic Archives - a large collection of avionic hardware items together with an archive of films, documents, videos, brochures and newspapers.
The collection exceeds 1000 pieces of equipment from HUDs to Air Data Computers and also has a substantial archive of Brochures, Company Newspapers, Films, Videos and photographs. The oldest avionic item is a Spitfire Reflector Sight but the majority of the items are of post war origin. The emphasis is on equipment made or relevant to the Rochester site and the work of Elliott Bros, Marconi and BAE Systems|
although there are some items which have gained a place purely because of their interest value. Find out more about the Rochester Avionic Archives >>|
Manufacturer Sangamo-Weston/Standard Radio
The Standard Beam Approach System is similar to the ILS System used in modern aircraft.
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Below is a taster of what we've got archived in our Collection. There's much, much more besides this - please click here to view all the categories
Air Data Sensors obtain aircraft angle of attack, sideslip, static pressure, total pressure, outside air temperature, and total air temperature. The primary sensor is a probe...
Air Data systems provide accurate information on quantities such as pressure, altitude, vertical speed, calibrated airspeed, true airspeed, Mach number, static air temperature...
This part of the Collection includes some unusual items not necessarily made at Rochester but certainly found there. The control system for the Rapier Battery is a fine example...
These are various awards that have been made to the company or employees by its customers, national or international organisations.