gyroscopic horizon

gyroscopic horizon

[‚jī·rə′skäp·ik hə′rīz·ən]
(navigation)
A gyroscopic instrument that indicates the lateral and longitudinal attitude of an aircraft by simulating the natural horizon.
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The various equipments - ranging from altimeters through angle of attack and sideslip indicators to gyroscopic horizons - produced by this division are used by about every military and civil aircraft manufacturer in the Western hemisphere including Gulfstream Aerospace, CASA, Panavia, Embraer and FAMA.