Me 262 Cockpit Gauge : Engine turbine tachometer

Accession Number REL/10140
Collection type Technology
Object type Aircraft component
Place made Germany
Date made c 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

This instrument is one of two such gauges that would have been fitted to a Me 262 fighter in a console on the right hand side of the main flight control panel. This instrument would have indicated the revolutions per minute of one of the jet's turbines. Calibration is from 2000 rpms to 14000 rpms.

History / Summary

Provenance unknown.