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USAAF C-47 'Dakota' load adjuster

Code: M22825


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By Cox & Stevens Aircraft Corporation.  Load adjuster for the Douglas C-47 'Skytrain' (British Dakota).  Looks similar to a conventional slide rule but was used to ensure the correct weight distribution throughout the airframe depending on the amount troops on board, whether a jeep, anti-tank gun or howitzer is included etc.  In very good condition with sliding perspex 'curser' and leather hardcase.  The C-47 was used extensively during WW2.  The ID card within the case is numbered 42-24254.  This aircraft was manufactured by Douglas at Long Beach under contract No. 10116.  Stock code M22825.

USAAF C-47 'Dakota' load adjuster