|Object Type:||Control/Data Entry|
|Object Name:||Navigation Control Unit|
|Year of Manufacture:||circa 1975|
|Location:||Triple Shelf Unit L (control panels) [Main Store]|
Type No. 25-003-03
Ref No 6JA/6605-99-111-8584 [NSN]
Ser No. 081
Code No K0656
Modification Record 4
The NCU is a small compact unit, complete with its own power supply providing both Control and Display facilities to the navigation system operator. The unit operates in conjunction with the Projected Map Display. The facilities offered include, switch-on, alignment, waypoint setting and selection, fixed and reversionary operation. The NCU also provides readout of navigation data and indication of system malfunction. 12 waypoints can be inserted as well as information such as wind, offsets and heading. 20 quantities can be displayed including latitude, longitude, heading, ground-speed and magnetic variation.
This unit was made by Elliotts and referenced in Company brochures as early as 1970.
It was donated by Robert Soek and is in poor condition.