Harold Gatty Demonstrating a Gatty Drift Indicator to the Air Corps

Harold Gatty introduced the Weems System of Navigation to the Army Air Corps starting in 1932, when he served as a civilian instructor and technical advisor. Here he instructs an officer in the use of the drift indicator he invented.

Caption:
Harold Gatty instructs an Air Corps officer in the use of the drift indicator he invented.
Type: Photograph
Image Date: February 5, 1932
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Origin: International Newsreel Photo
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Harold Gatty instructs an Air Corps officer in the use of the drift indicator he invented.