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    Re: Gyroscope vs. Fluxgate compass /Revisited
    From: Brian Whatcott
    Date: 2002 Feb 8, 17:57 -0600

    At 07:37 AM 2/5/02, John LeRoywrote:
    >... modern "big" airplanes like the747-400 I used to drive the
    > >> navigation system has no magnetic compass at all!
    > >
    > >
    > >> John LeRoy
    > >> M/V Traveller
    > >
    
      I thought John might enjoy this student project at the amazingly prolific
    Swiss Research Institute at Zurich.
    The claim is about $500 plus laptop for an artificial horizon and
    (inertial) compass...plus plenty of know how and elbow grease, I imagine!
    
      
    
    
    
    Brian Whatcott
       Altus OK                      Eureka!
    
    
    

       
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