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Pilot Electric Mfg. Co. (Radio Corp.); Brooklyn (NY)

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Name: Pilot Electric Mfg. Co. (Radio Corp.); Brooklyn (NY)    (USA)  
alternative name:
Pilot Radio & Television || Pilot Radio and Tube || Pilot Radio Corporation
Brand: Dragon || Jumbo || Pilotone || Rainbow || Super Dragon || Super Wasp || Twentieth Century || Wasp
Abbreviation: pilot
Products: Model types Tube manufacturer
Summary:

Pilot Electric Mfg. Co.; 103 Broadway, Brooklyn, then 323 Berry Street, Brooklyn (NY). Was formally organized by Isidor Goldberg.
Other names:
Pilot Radio Corporation Long Island City NY USA (with own record label)
Pilot Radio & Television Co.
Pilot Radio and Tube Co., Lawrence, Massachusetts.
Pilot Radio Co.,37-06 36th Street, Long Island City, NY.
Beacon Radio Mfg.Co.,Inc., 323 Berry Street, Brooklyn, NY.

Trade names: Air Hound, Air Scout, Captain-Kidd, Dragon, Jumbo, Pilot, Pilotone, Rainbow, Standard, Super Dragon, (Super) Wasp, Twentieth Century.
Swiss agency: Radio-Matériel SA; Lausanne.

Founded: 1922
History:
Ref.:
Bunis / Slusser, Coll.Guide to old Radios.
A.Douglas, Radio Manufacturers of the 1920's.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  35 65-F 6D6  See also Pilot X-65-F. 
USA  36 G-753 F 6A7    Export model: Tuning scale with European transmitter in wavelength. Character... 
USA  60 Pilotuner Mark II 6AQ8  This is an early Pilot FM tube audio FM band tuner. It is mono and needs a multiplex unit ... 
USA  33 Dragon Monarch L 8 B 56  The Pilot Dragon L 8 B uses the same tube layout as Pilot Dragon Allwave 8 and the same ca... 
USA  52 TV-164 12AT7  This is a Pilot television model TV-164. It covers channels 2 through 13 and the FM band 8... 
USA  32 Spider K-527 224  AC powered shortwave converter using plug in coils to cover 20 to 200 Metres band. Supp... 
USA  32 Spider K-528 236  Shortwave converter using plug in coils to cover 20 to 200 Metres band. Powered from a ... 
USA  35 55F 6A7  Similar to Pilot model 55. 
USA  53 Pilotuner AF-821U 6AB4  AM-FM tuner & AF preamplifier, mono; for use with Pilotone amplifier AA-901 or AA-9... 
USA  52 Pilotuner AF-821   Pilot AM-FM Tuner Model Pilotuner AF821. 20 - 20000Hz +/-2 db 2-stage amplifier wit... 
USA  33 134FJ A.V.C Dragon 58   
USA  33 Twentieth Century High-Band H-34F 58   

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Further details for this manufacturer by the members (rmfiorg):

Scanned from the Radio & Television Retailing July 1947 page 128.tbn_rr_jul47_p128.jpg
Record label of a flexible Pilotone record (78rpm)tbn_usa_pilotone_1058_5119.jpg
tbn_usa_pilot_1930_adresse.jpg
Scanned from the Radio & Television Retailing September 1947 page 69.tbn_rr_sep47_p69.jpg
Advertisement for Pilot Wasp in Australia. From the "Newcastle Sun" February 8, 1930.tbn_us_pilot_wasp_australian_ad_1930.jpg
Popular Science ad January 1930tbn_pilot_company_ps_130.png
Radio Craft July 1930tbn_pilotron_rc730.png
Popular Science January 1930tbn_pilot_radio_advert_ps130.png
Radio Craft July 1930tbn_pilot_tubes_rc730.png

  
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