A PRECISION GYROCOMPASS FOR USE ON FIXED BASES

M. E. Campbell and J. M. Slater

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Abstract: THE NOTION of a dry-land gyrocompass may startle the Ancient Mariner, who would ask whether there is not some easier way available to the landlubber for finding north. The question is a fair one. The answer is that under some circumstances there is no other practical way. The recent development in this country of a precision gyrocompass for fixed-base use has, in fact, met a need which has existed for a very long time, and which in recent years has become urgent.
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 6, Number 6
Pages: 347 - 353
Cite this article: Campbell, M. E., Slater, J. M., "A PRECISION GYROCOMPASS FOR USE ON FIXED BASES", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 6, No. 6, 1959, pp. 347-353.
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