Definition of gyropilot in English:
A gyrocompass used to provide automatic steering for a ship or aircraft.
- The gyropilot is so expert that it gives passengers a smoother ride than can the pilot himself.
- Also installed was a gyrocompass system complete with master compass, steering and bearing repeaters and gyropilot for steering sounding lines.
- A central optical bearing device and a gyropilot repeater compass may be arranged in the fore and aft parts, respectively, of the middle console.
Words that rhyme with gyropilotcopilot • autopilot
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