Lot 26: Auxiliary Propulsion System Demo aps demo suitcase
6th December 2017
A suitcase containing a demonstration of an Auxiliary Propulsion System that would provide electrical power for the avionics of a small missile, measuring 20 x 13 x 6 closed, with the upper panel of the interior labeled, "TRW 'Mini APS' (Miniaturized Auxiliary Propulsion System), Power = 55 Watts, Speed = 60,000 RPM, Elec. Char. 6.75V; 80V, 115V; 1 O, 2000 Hz." The unit has switches and gauges for the associated voltages, as well as a frequency gauge. The lower portion of the suitcase has a bottle with valves, tubing, and a gauge. This is a miniature gas turbine–powered generator that would be part of a small missile, set up as an operational training or demonstration unit. In very good to fine condition, with wear, soiling, and adhesive residue to exterior of the suitcase.
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