Simple Altimeter, Aviation Section, Signal Corps

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Display Status:

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

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

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

Manufacturer

Materials

  • Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy
  • Copper Alloy
  • Paint
  • Radium Paint
  • Adhesive Tape
  • White Metal Plating

Dimensions

3-D: 15.2 × 6.7 × 14.6cm (6 × 2 5/8 × 5 3/4 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

5 inches diameter; range: 0-15000 feet; black face with white numerals; green case.

Type

INSTRUMENTS-Flight Management

Inventory Number

D19320082000