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Vintage food Gallery, FTG-3-1 Food tray galley, Working heater - $240 (spokane)

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The unit has been tested and is in working condition, 115 volt plug, 180 degrees
The predecessor was the Type B-2 Food Warmer introduced in 1944. I'm suspecting this was a designation revision probably post 1947 to the FTG. This stands for Food Tray Galley The warmer was used for aircraft that flew long range missions, with the B-29 Very Heavy Bomber and later with B-52's and so on with the Strategic Air Forces in the Cold War era. I think you'll find it to be a common accessory in those 1950's and probably later strategic long-range bombers.
Its not a "galley" or cooking apparatus but rather a food warmer. Meals and food are pre-prepared then placed in this device which is plugged into the aircraft's electrical system to keep it warm until it is consumed. The units that preceded this were actual "galleys" to where you can actually cook food. Through WWII there was inherent problem with feeding while in flight, many alternatives were tried but ultimately failed or impractical. This warmer was the ultimate suitable outcome from an expedited experimentation process when it comes to hot food. It served the best resolution and remained in service for some time. The alternate was to simply provided cold meals such as sandwiches, snacks and even standard K-
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