Andrew F. Cope

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Abstract: Summary This paper surveys briefly the manner in which gyroscopic principles gravity, and the earth’s rotation are used to create a north-seeking device. This discussion is followed by a description of engineering developments which now make it possible to increase the accuracy of the gyro-compass while at the same time decreasing its size.
Published in: NAVIGATION: Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 5, Number 5
Pages: 238 - 244
Cite this article: Cope, Andrew F., "THE SMALL GYRO-COMPASS", NAVIGATION: Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 5, No. 5, 1957, pp. 238-244.
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