Gyro Flux Gate

noun

: an airplane compass that is horizontally stabilized by a gyroscope and that determines directions by means of a flux gate which responds to the earth's magnetic field
formerly a U.S. registered trademark

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“Gyro Flux Gate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gyro%20Flux%20Gate. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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