gyroscopic magnetic compass
B.P. Omi Nistri Rome
used in the II GM on Fighters and Bombers of the Italian Royal Air Force
Savoia marchetti 79, Fiat.
from 1937 to 1945
mounted on a support that dampens vibrations, the gyrocompass is in working order, immersed in white oil, complete with original graduated scale, lens and screwdriver with original cord for micrometric adjustment
The gyro-directional compass is built in solid bronze and glass and has a pre-set course setting scale, it is functional; complete with anti-vibration base and locking flange.
The company Omi-Nistri Roma Ottica Meccanica Italiana of the Nistri brothers based in Rome began its activity during the First World War and specialized in the construction of photographic equipment for the Air Force to be used in aerial reconnaissance (planimetric and perspective devices) and in shooting schools. in the years of the conflict, the company assumes strategic importance,