Display Status:

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

Collection Item Summary:

Ruggles Orientator motion simulator. Caption on reverse: U.S. Army Spec. #40084-A, 10 Dec 1929. Tutor, Flight, Type A-1. U. A. Gnau, inventor, at side. #30143. Wm. J. Walters in cockpit. Note: Tutor is the forerunner of the Link Trainer. Per Mr. Gnau to -jjj- (AFMOH) 1/6/58.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Flight simulators
  • Flight training

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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