Westport Radio Compass Indicator

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Westport Radio Compass Indicator

Wiley Post used this radio compass for a nonstop stratospheric transcontinental flight attempt in his Lockheed Vega plane, the Winnie Mae. He had to position the square antenna “loop” manually to home in on commercial broadcast radio stations.

Image Number: WEB12830-2013
Credit: Image by Eric Long
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