An astro compass is an aircraft navigation tool and was used to find true north. This astro compass was made by Dominion Electric Protection Company in Canada and is housed in its original wooden box with carrying strap. The box also contains instructions for use.
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Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan artifacts in the museum's collection.