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B-24 Autopilot

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B-24 Autopilot
Consolidated Aircraft equipped the big B-24 Liberator with an autopilot. It is quite a mechanism!

This example is on display at the Hoosier Air Museum at Auburn, Indiana's airport.

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About Frederick Boucher (JPTRR)
FROM: TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES

I'm a professional pilot with a degree in art. My first model was an AMT semi dump truck. Then Monogram's Lunar Lander right after the lunar landing. Next, Revell's 1/32 Bf-109G...cried havoc and released the dogs of modeling! My interests--if built before 1900, or after 1955, then I proba...


Comments

Wouaa it's complicated I thought it was a contemporary art sulpture. Jullian.
JUN 24, 2011 - 05:48 AM
Very interesting piece of equipment Fred, thanks for posting. I'm wondering why it's called an "auto"-pilot when it looks like it would take 3 good men to operate it ?!?
JUN 24, 2011 - 07:23 AM
To me it looked like a pile of parts with a label.
JUN 24, 2011 - 10:42 AM
Stop laughing on it ! It's obviously the newest "pocket size gadget" by apple. The i-pilot Cheers Nick
JUN 24, 2011 - 10:53 AM
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