Artifact Details

Title

Jeppensen slide flight computer

Catalog Number

102630280

Type

Physical object

Date

1955 ca.

Manufacturer

Jeppensen

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number CR-2
Other number see note Copyright date 1955, Patent number 2528518, 2767919, 2775404

Dimensions

1/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.

Description

Jeppensen slide flight computer consists of four plastic wheels and ruler. Printed text on middle of front wheel includes "Jeppesen model CR-2 computer". Front of computer indicates text for calculating air speed, temperature, and altitude. The back indicates text for calculating crosswinds. Smudge on ruler left of center hole.

Category

pre-computer : slide rule

Credit

Gift of J.A.N. Lee

Lot Number

X2677.2004