U.S.Army Air Force (USAAF) Gunsights (Incomplete)

The red character was changed by Mr. Ross Whistler instruction.
Name Usage Method Use Model Note
Photograph no C-4 Fighter Bar type sight A-12
P-26
front and rear sights
Lynn-Type 3 Fighter Reflector P-38J
P-38S
P-51D
P-61B
Photo:Yoichi Shimoda

N-1
Fighter Reflector XP-6H N-1 was tested on the
XP-6H
N-2 Fighter Reflector B-25
B-26
T-6
N-2A Fighter Reflector P-35A
P-40D
P-40N
Used around 1936
Classification indistinct
N-2B P-35A
P-38
P-39C
Photograph no N-2C Fighter Reflector P-39
The short one was used for flexible gunnery in Martin upper turrets, where there was not much overhead space.
The tall one was used on fighters.
N-3A Fighter
Gunner
Reflector P-38
P-39 K/L
P-40
P-47B
P-47D
P-51A/B
B-17
B-24
B-26
B-25
P-61
N-3B Fighter
Gunner
Reflector P-38 for F-5 to J-5
P-39
P-47D20
P-51B/C
B-25G
B-25J-15
T-6 texsan
SNJ-4(AT6C)
N-3C Fighter
Gunner
Reflector P-38
P-39K-1/L-1
P-40
P-51
T-6
B-25J-5
B-26
N-6 Gunner Reflector B-17G
upper turrets
nose turret
P-61
N-6A Gunner Reflector B-17G
upper turrets
nose turret

B-24
B-25
B-26
P-61
N-8 Gunner Reflector B-17
B-25
Late B-26tail turret
N-8A Gunner Reflector B-17
B-25
N-9
N-9-1
Fighter
Gunner
Reflector P-51D/K,
P-63
A/B-26
B-17/25W

P-47
MK-8 Fighter Reflector P-38
P-47D20 to D35
P-51(extremely rare)
P-61
?
K-3 Gunner Reflector B-17
Photograph no K-4 Gunner Reflector B-17
B-24
Photograph no K-7 Gunner Reflector Unkown
Photograph no K-8 Gunner Reflector Unkown
The K-8 was the K-4/K-4 type repackaged to fit in the Martin upper turret.
K-9 Gunner Reflector B-24
K-10 Gunner Reflector B-17 tail gun position
B-24 nose gun position
B-25J-15 tail gun position
K-11 Gunner Reflector B-24 nose gun sight
B-32 nose gun sight
K-13 Gunner Reflector B-17G
B-24S
The K-13 was used mostly for waist guns, but also in the Martin upper turret.
K-14 Fighter Reflector P-51D
P-47D40
K-14A Fighter Reflector P-51D
K-14B Fighter Reflector P-47D
P-51D
F-80
K-14C Fighter Reflector P-51D
F-80
K-15 Gunner Reflector B-17
Photograph no K-15A Gunner Reflector B-24
K-17 Gunner Reflector B-17
B-24
The K-17 was used in the lower ball turret
Des165D Gunner Reflector B-29
The Des 165 refers only to the optical unit, not the entire sighting station.
` Gunner Reflector B-29
b Gunner Reflector B-29
ce Gunner Reflector B-29
Photograph no D-8 Bomber optic B-25
B-26
Middle and low altitude

T-1
Bomber Reflector B-24D
B-25 C/D
Different versions.

Norden
Bomber optic B-17
B-29 etc

P-38J
(MX-8 Norden bomb sight)