»MAC – Mechanical Analogue Computer«  for Flight Simulation, 1958
Manufactured by Air Trainers Link Ltd., Aylesbury, England. World's 1st tape-operated mechanical analogue computer for flight simulation and teaching purposes, constructed along the concept of a "tape-connected" computer applied to large flight-equation simulation systems by the same company at the end of WW II. Containing wheel and roller units, multiplier units, bell crank and scaling units and other mechanical parts; the connections between the units are made of steel tapes. Overall size: 64 x 24 x 77 in. – Only one other example is known worldwide, exhibited in the Science Museum, London.
Estimate: € 10,000/20,000
US$ 12,600/25,200
Reserve: € 7,500/US$ 9,450
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