gyropilot


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gyropilot

(ˈdʒaɪrəʊˌpaɪlət)
n
(Aeronautics) aeronautics a type of automatic pilot that consists of two gyroscopes

au′tomat′ic pi′lot


n.
an electronic control system, as on an aircraft, spacecraft, or ship, that automatically maintains a preset heading and attitude.
Also called autopilot.
[1915–20]