View Full Version : is there any plane in the game with a gyrocompass?

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?

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).

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