gyrohorizon

gyrohorizon

gyrohorizon
Refers to an artificial horizon or an attitude gyro. It is a gyroscopic instrument that gives the pilot an artificial reference for the pitch-and-roll attitude of the aircraft. The instrument is used for both visual and instrument flying.
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military, including directors (automated firing devices), sound locators, high-intensity search lights, gyropilots, bomb sights, gyrocompasses, range finders, and automatic gyrohorizons [Acc 1915, #053].