heading indicator

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heading indicator

An instrument which displays heading transmitted electrically from a remote compass system.
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Tenders are invited for Manufacture And Supply Of Se-Ts-Dg Test Bench For Directional Gyro
Additionally, the system enables directional gyro mode operation, which minimizes magnetic compass errors.
Utilizing these highly accurate data sensors along with a Directional Gyro (DG) mode the IMSU features 7 degrees per hour heading stability without use of external magnetometers.
The first gyro horizon and directional gyro, invented in the 1920s, proved the practicality of instrument-only flight with advanced navigation.
The LSO didn't see the ship turning, because it was nighttime and the directional gyro lights in the landing Control Station were burnt out, which made the gauge hard to use for quick reference.
The unit has a high-performance directional gyro mode, which minimizes compass errors, and exceeds the Technical Standard Order/ European Technical Standard Order (TSO/ETSO) C5e/f non-magnetic, gyro-stabilized drift requirement, enabling improved operation at extreme latitudes.
Crossbow's VG400CB, AHRS400CB, and the AHRS500CB are new solid-state attitude and heading reference systems that combine the functionality of a high-performance IMU (inertial measurement unit) with vertical and directional gyro capabilities.
Crossbow's VG400CB, AHRS400CB, and the AHRS500CB are the latest members of the company's solid-state attitude and heading reference systems that combine the functionality of a high-performance IMU (inertial measurement unit) with vertical and directional gyro capabilities.
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