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Month in the Patent Office

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 April 1936


Power‐operated spherical gun turrets are mounted at the nose and tail ends of an aeroplane fuselage 12. The turret shown in the figure is formed of a spherical frame covered with bulletproof glass and enclosing the gun and gunner. During elevation and depression the gun barrel sweeps through a longitudinal slot 15 giving a large are of fire extending upwardly and downwardly.


(1936), "Month in the Patent Office", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 8 No. 4, pp. 117-118.




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