|Object Type:||Control/Data Entry|
|Object Name:||Navigation Radio Control Unit|
|Platform(s):||Argosy , HS748|
|Year of Manufacture:||circa 1965|
|Location:||Triple Shelf Unit M (control panels) [Main Store]|
Mod No G-1345
Ser. No 6
Wt - lb
Mod. Record -
Type No 7430M
This Radio Control Unit is similar to C0184 and interestingly has a legend that suggests it was made by Gables Engineering in the USA. The National Archives hold a record of this equipment being used in acceptance trials of Elliott 21 VHF and Marconi AD 260 VOR installed in a Beverley C Mk 1 transport aircraft in 1966.
Gables Engineering were formed in 1946 and have a record of producing Radio Control Panels which suggests that it was made for Marconi or Marconi made the unit under Licence.