This accurate and highly detailed model represents the World War Two-era TR.9D radio used by the Royal Air Force and Commonwealth air forces. It was fit to many types of aircraft including the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, Bristol Beaufighter, Bristol Blenheim, deHavilland Mosquito, Fairey Battle, etc.
"The Transmitter-Receiver T R 9 consisted of a two-valve radiotelephony transmitter and a six-valve receiver contained in one case. It was designed primarily for use in single-seater fighter aircraft and was intended to provide two-way communication to a range of 35 miles air/ground and 5 miles air-to-air. Frequency coverage was 4300-6000 kc/s and the entire power supply was derived from an HT dry battery and a secondary cell. In single-seat fighters the set was installed behind the pilot's cockpit The pilot was provided with headphones, microphone and a remote control unit which operated the send-receive switch, receiver tuning and volume control." - Imperial War Museum
This model was precisely scaled from dimensions published by the Imperial War Museum. Its features match those of surviving radios.
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