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What Is This Device In The Cockpit For?  
User currently onlineJAGflyer From Canada, joined Aug 2004, 3496 posts, RR: 4
Posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4074 times:

If you look at the photos below, you will see some sort of "viewing" devices in the centre of the centre console. It looks like it is some sort of radar/nav-aid viewing screen. It has a bellows which leads to me to believe again that it is so sort of focused screen.

What is it?


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[Edited 2010-01-16 16:03:41]


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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4054 times:

My guess would be radar.. remember.. it's old school Russian....


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User currently offlineDalmd88 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 2534 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 4011 times:

I would also guess weather radar.

User currently offlineSirThomas From UK - England, joined Jul 2009, 193 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3985 times:

Yep, thats the good ol' fashioned weather radar that pretty much all of the soviet aircraft had in that era...
(I severely doubt many of them still work very well though  Big grin)

Tom



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31667 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 3829 times:

http://rossiya.123.fr/reviews/PTTU154B2/panel4_h.jpg

Looks like Weather radar.
regds
MEL.



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