P-38 LIGHTNING / F5 PHOTO RECON FLAP & GEAR INDICATOR
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Sold Date: 04/14/2008
Channel: Online Auction
P-38 LIGHTNING / F5 PHOTO WHEELS AND FLAPS POSITION INDICATORThe third version of landing gear indicator used on the Lockheed P-38 series........this one was used on the F-5E photo recon plane that had four cameras and was the equivalent of the P-38J/L series. The USAAF procured 705 of these planes, making this the most numerous USAAF Photographic Recon . plane of WWII. The flaps were visually presented as the 'side of the wing' and the wheels were either in transit (see photo), marked 'UP' or actually shown as down. Metal data plate and large plug on rear of case. AN part number AN 5780T3 . Manufactured by Weston Electric Instrument Corp. Gauge looks to be in excellent used condition. This model gauge was also used in A-20K and B-25J aircraft......unique gauge. Buyer pays $6.95 for shipping.
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