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Bristol F.2B instrument panel

Bristol F.2B instrument panel

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G1669. The basic instrument panel in a WW1 F. 2B Bristol Fighter. Note the positioning of the airspeed and rpm gauges, this would have been done so that the pilot could take a quick look and should see the pointers at a set position, he would then know he was within operating perameters. This aircraft is fitted with a rudimentary lens bomb site. Pilots view was fairly restricted but quite good for the period.
PublisherBristol Aeroplane Company Limited
ContributorBristol Aero Collection
Creatorcorporatename - Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd
Datecreation - Circa 1916
TypePhotocopies - Black and White Photograph
Formatdimension.H - 200 mm
dimension.W - 220 mm
IdentifierOIK/502/348
SourceBristol Aero Collection
LanguageEN
Relation
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Filton
RightsExpired