Artificial Horizon

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C0687
Category: Gyro
Object Type: Indicator/Instrument
Object Name: Artificial Horizon
Part No: INST A/339
Serial No: 6A/558
Manufacturer: Sperry Gyroscope
Division: Unknown
Platform(s):
Year of Manufacture: circa 1976
Dimensions:
Width (mm):
112 
Height (mm):
112 
Depth (mm):
195 
Weight (g):
2,650 
Location: Archive Object Store
Inscription(s):

Artificial Horizon Mk.5.
6A/5585 [crossed out]
Made in England by
Sperry Gyroscope Co. Ltd
Brentford, Middx.

Notes:

Fitted with 950mm braided cable.

This item is marked (in ink): "NZA/R/1/76" which may indicate when it was changed from version 6A/5585 to INST A/339.

This item is also marked:
"Do Not Jar
Handle Like Eggs"

and:
"This artificial horizon is manufactured under one or more of the following British patents

542565 619939 619945
622270 623356 624564
625288 625415 676005
678768 680944 682528
718124 724428 726627
726890 731737

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