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The Bombardier controls the aircraft through the autopilot and will direct the aircraft on the bomb run.
The connection to the C-1 autopilot is made through the Directional Panel which mounts on the left side of the Stabilizer as shown in the diagram below.
Victor 4120, an M9B, is the sight that was used by Tom Ferebee to drop the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6th, 1945.
This sight is presently installed in the nose of the most famous B-29; the Enola Gay, which resides in the National Air and Space Museum at Dulles Airport in Washington DC.
Many people know about the bomb sight head but few seem know that the stabilizer is required for the bomb sight to function and to be complete.
You may have a sight head but in order to have a complete bomb sight you will need the stabilizer.
The sight head contains the computer which calculates the point in space where the bombs will be released.
Below the rubber eyepiece is the optics cradle which the bombardier sights through.
The sight head will pivot about the yaw axis on the Stabilizer.
This is an M-9B bombsight head (L-9772) manufactured by Lucas Harold Incorporated.