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Lot #134
SH-2F Helicopter Suitcase Emergency Procedure Trainer (SCEPTR Flight Simulator)

Grumman's SCEPTR 'suitcase' SH-2F helicopter flight simulator

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Grumman's SCEPTR 'suitcase' SH-2F helicopter flight simulator

Military-grade SH-2F Helicopter Suitcase Emergency Procedure Trainer (SCEPTR Flight Simulator) made by the Grumman Aerospace Corporation for the Naval Training Equipment Center. The large yellow suitcase, measuring 26" x 15" x 20.5" and weighing roughly 70.5 pounds, features a parts plate to the front: "Naval Training Equipment Center, Orlando, Florida…SH-2F Cockpit Emergency Procedures Trainer, Device No. 2C53, Tng. Agcy. DCNO (Air), Stock No. 6930-LL-C00-4517, Contr. No. N61339-80-C-0016, Mfg. Grumman Aerospace Cor., Ser. No. 5, Yr 1981." Above is an affixed label, "T02T…0003, S/N 005" and a U.S. Navy Property tag: "Accounting No. 246, 032816." When opened, the SCEPTR stands to a height of 34" and displays similar to an arcade console, with upper, middle, and lower sections featuring the various requisite controls and reference diagrams and instructions for flight simulation. The bottom section contains levers, a trainer control panel, an emergency procedures list, and a taped-on "SCEPTR Operating Instructions" guide; the middle is composed of numerous working and non-working meters, with the operational meters related to the two-engine performance; the top section bears an another lever with switches and additional control diagrams. The right side features a three-prong power cord with upper parts label: "Programmed to Sect 5, Navair 01-26OHCD-1, Dated 1 Mar 1978…Elect Requirements 110/120 VAC 50/60Hz 4 amp." Includes a pair of Grumman / SCEPT plates that have become detached from the SCEPTR. In untested working condition; consignor notes that the machine will need repairs to become fully functional.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Science and Technology
  • Dates: #650 - Ended December 15, 2022