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This is the display and keyboard, manufactured by the Delco Division of General Motors, for an Inertial Navigation System that would be installed in a commercial jetliner. The system allowed the crew to navigate on trans-oceanic flights and in other areas out of range of ground radio or radar stations.

Donated by the Delphi Corporation.

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This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Object Details
Country of Origin United States of America Type INSTRUMENTS-Navigational Manufacturer Delco Co.
Physical Description Rectangular display unit, with key pad and a dummy display, to be used to enter waypoints and other navigational information for a long-range commercial airliner. Dimensions 3-D: 20.3 × 14.9 × 11.4cm (8 × 5 7/8 × 4 1/2 in.)
Materials Aluminum
Copper Alloy
Inventory Number A20090050000 Credit Line Gift of Delphi Electronics & Safety Data Source National Air and Space Museum Restrictions & Rights Usage conditions apply
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