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raaaid
06-15-2007, 06:27 AM
a marine grirocompass will only work when is forced to be paralel with sea level so how can it work on a plane? only when its levelled?

is there any plane(wwii) with a gyrocompass or as i suspect they were only used for automatic pilot?

WhtBoy
06-15-2007, 09:20 AM
IIRC there were some Allied fighters with gyro compasses. They could be "tumbled" with harsh maneuvering after which it would be caged and reset to the magnetic compass (I think).

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It was mounted on gimballs that kept it level during "mild" and slow maneuvering.
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