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TypeModel #.Aircraft Maker / NameInstrument MakerCountryConstructionDateScale LengthArea of Use
Matrix Rule
GenericNorth American Aviation
Plasticc. 1955dia. = 16.8 cmAerospace Industry

Comment: "1) Used to transpose vectors, points, trajectories etc. from one coordinate system or set of XYZ axes to another. 2) Changing frames of reference was critical for aerospace and military engineers when working with bodies in flight, or orbit. 3)  It was used to relate the frame of reference for a missile in flight to the reference frame of the earth or another missile in flight."

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