Pilotage Tape, Plotter, Dead Reckoning, Protractor, Reece


Display Status:

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

Inventory Number


Physical Description

Small narrow strip of tape wrapped around a small flat wood piece.

Credit Line

Gift of Ben W. Rau

Country of Origin

United States of America


  • Paper
  • Wood


  • 3-D (Pilotage Tape): 8.3 × 1 × 0.2cm (3 1/4 × 3/8 × 1/16 in.)
  • Storage: 22.9 × 38.1 × 2.5cm (9 × 15 × 1 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose