Thursday, January 1, 2015

Objects in my house: 55 minute timers, etc.

Yes, a cheap 55-minute timer. Very cool.
My sister bought me this one. It was also cheap, but good.
I was timing the cooking of my pasta when I took this pic.
Six and a half minutes to go.
A gift: some kind of aircraft navigation equipment, perhaps indicating the degree of level flight.
I just did a little research. I do believe that it is a "turn and bank indicator." Similar instruments
were used by WW II fighters such as the P-51
Here's what it says on the back.
It's pretty old, I think.

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