Compass, Aperiodic, Wiley Post Crash
In 1935 Wiley Post scavenged this aperiodic compass from the older Winnie Mae for use on his new plane, a Lockheed Orion. Post lost his life when the airplane crashed. The compass was recovered during the investigation.
Gift of Mrs. Wiley Post
From last plane flown by Wiley Post
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- E. S. Ritchie & Sons Inc.
- Metal, and glass
- 3-D: 11.4 x 18.5cm, 3.7kg (4 1/2 x 7 5/16 in., 8 3/16lb.)