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Sextant Sextant

Four inch sextant in a fitted wooden case, by Cary of London, 1901, used to take bearings on the British Antarctic Expedition, 1901 - 1904

Monoplane Monoplane

de Havilland Puss Moth, high-wing cabin monoplane, with a single de Havilland Gipsy Major engine, built in 1930

Test piece, machine tool Test piece, machine tool

Test piece, rectangular plate of aluminium alloy, designed by Boeing, cut by Ferranti computer-controlled machine tool, late 20th century

Flying helmet Flying helmet

One of two pressurised flying helmets, by Taylor

Radar wave guide, half / test piece Radar wave guide, half / test piece

Performance test-piece consisting of an aluminium alloy half-piece of an aircraft radar wave guide, used in assessing the performance of a numerically-controlled machine tool, cut by a Ferranti computer-controlled machine tool, late 20th century

Aircraft seat Aircraft seat

Wickerwork and leather aircraft seat from a World War I fighter plane

Radar / test stand Radar / test stand

AI23 Airborne Interception radar and test stand, designed and built by Ferranti Edinburgh for the English Electric Lightning fighter aircraft

Camera, aircraft, handheld / case / manual Camera, aircraft, handheld / case / manual

K20 handheld aircraft camera manufactured by the Folmer Graflex Corporation, New York, c. 1945, in a case with manual

V-2 rocket / fragment V-2 rocket / fragment

Fragment of V-2 rocket which fell on the Woolwich area of London, c. 1944 - 1945, slightly curved piece of aluminium alloy painted light blue with an irregular yellow stripe

Bowl / cup Bowl / cup

'Ceremonial Cup of Friendship' or 'A Circle of Friends', a raised bowl of twenty-seven-layer laminate of aluminium alloys supported on silver columns: Australasia, Australia, Melbourne, by Ian Ferguson, June 1999

Camera, aircraft Camera, aircraft

Aircraft camera F.95, body, lens unit and magazine

Jet engine Jet engine

Bristol Siddeley Pegasus Mk 103 vectored thrust engine, military, of axial configuration, as fitted to Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3 from 1974 onwards

Aircraft, passenger Aircraft, passenger

Piper PA-38 Tomahawk aircraft, G-BGXB

Turbine system Turbine system

Loch Linnhe turbine, the world's first moored tidal stream kinetic energy conversion turbine for electricity generation, tested at Corran Narrows, Loch Linnhe from August 1993 till June 1994, designed by Peter Fraenkel of Marine Current Turbines Ltd, Stoke Gifford and manufactured by Powerstream plc, Launceston and G.P. Electronics, Bovey Tracey, 1992 - 1993

Rocket launcher Rocket launcher

2 inch Rocket Launcher

Boiler Boiler

Jompy boiler device, comprising aluminium alloy coil and plastic handle, by Celsius Solar, Troon, c.2010

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