Definition of gyropilot in English:

gyropilot

Line breaks: gyro|pilot
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒʌɪrə(ʊ)ˌpʌɪlət
 
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noun

  • A gyrocompass used to provide automatic steering for a ship or aircraft.
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    • 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.

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