electric gyro

electric gyro

A gyroscope propelled by electricity. Almost all modern gyros are electrically driven. Earlier-era gyroscopes were air-driven. Air-driven gyroscopes are still used in sailplanes, gliders, and some light aircraft. Electrical gyros are now giving way to ring laser gyros.
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Crossbow Technology is also offering a training seminar and workshop on the evolution of the gyro and AHRS technology from vacuum and electric gyros to MEMS-based solid state AHRS at the AEA show in Dallas on April 30 at 1:00PM.