The Douglas A-20 Havoc’s 2 × Wright R-2600-23 Twin Cyclone 14-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engines, delivered 1,600 hp each giving tghe light bombver/reconnaissance attack aircraft and maximum speed of 325 mph.
Produced by the Square D Company, this Type B-6 Duel Ignition Magneto Switch was installed on the upper left of the aircraft’s main flying panel.
The B-6 ignition switch had two switches, one each for the left and right engine, plus a master switch in the center. The master switch was switched by pulling (ignition off) or depressing (ignition on) the center post, iamnd was able to kill both engines simultaneously.
Both switches turn easily to their respective positions and the ‘PULL’ knob at the top center moves in and oput as originally designed.
This is an amazing piece of aviation memorabilia from the late WWII Douglas A-20 Havoc and combined with its detailed scale model of the aircrfat perched atop its magnetic removable diosplay arm and Detailed printed Fact Sheet, would make a fantastic gift for any aviation enthusiast.
This Douglas A-20 Havoc 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 A-20 Havoc, Engine Magneto Switch, 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 larger and more detailed 1/48 scale model is also available in the hand-built and airbrushed plastic version for an additional $44 (Click on the 1/48 scale option)
Both the 1/72 & 1/48 scale hand-built and airbrushed plastic models are available with '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 4 - 6 weeks approx.
Did you fly, crew or maintain a Douglas A-20 Havoc or have a friend, colleague or family member who did? Check out our PERSONALISED ORIGINAL INSTRUMENT COLLECTABLE OPTION here.