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Installed almost directly in front of the Douglas C-47 Skytrain's Engine Throttle Controls and just below the aircraft's Artifical Horizon on the main instrument panel, this rare A-20 Havoc Fuel Pressure Gauge is one of two that would monitor the fuel flow of the Havoc's twin 1,700 hp (1,300 kW) turbo-supercharged, R-2600-7 Wright engines.
Manufactured by the Electric Auto-Lite Co this 1AN 5771-1, Fuel Pressure Gauge comes complete with Manufacture's plate and is dated 1943.
Single cockpit indicators for twin engined aircraft such as the Douglas C-47 Skytrain 1AN 5771-1 were gradually updated to duel readout indicators (AN5772-1) toward the latter part of the war, often resulting in an eclectic mix of instrumentation across many Allied aircraft by wars end.
What a fantastic aviation collectable this original WWII Skytrain cockpit instrument would be with its detailed C-47 scale model, atop its 100yr old Mango Wood stand. A rare one-of-a-kind gift for any aviation enthusiast or budding, active or retired pilot.
While this model is available in the highly detailed 1/72 scale version, I do have a super detailed Giant 1/48 scale kit that features opening cargo door and D Day parachutists exiting the aircraft!
This Douglas C-47 Skytrain Instrument comes complete with detailed Scale Model, Mango Wood Stand & Plaque plus Printed Fact Sheet featuring photo of instrument in aircraft cockpit.
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Your Douglas C-47 Skytrain, Fuel Pressure Gauge, Original Recovery Curios Warbird Collectable includes:
- Original Warbird instrument
- Highly detailed hand-built and airbrushed 1/72 plastic scale model of the aircraft*
- Hand-crafted and beautifully finished 100yr, Far North Queensland Mango Wood display stand
- Detailed, 2-sided, printed and laminated Instrument Fact Sheet detailing aircraft and instrument
- Removable Magnetic Display Arm
*An upgrade to the Super Size and extremely detailed 1/48 scale model is also available in the hand-built and airbrushed plastic version for an additional $85 (Click on the 1/48 scale option)
Both the 1/72 & 1/48 scale hand-built and airbrushed plastic models are available with 'wheels & flaps up or down' and 'canopy open or closed' options with a choice of two Squadron markings and camouflage.
Upon order placement you will receive an email asking for your preferred configuration.
Your complete Recovery Curios Original Instrument Collectable is securely packed and delivery normally takes between 3 - 4 weeks approx.
Did you fly, crew or maintain a C-47 Skytrain or have a friend, colleague or family member who did? Check out our PERSONALISED ORIGINAL INSTRUMENT COLLECTABLE OPTION here.