attitude gyro

i. A gyro-operated flight instrument that indicates the attitude of an aircraft or spacecraft with respect to a reference coordinate system throughout 360° of rotation about each axis of the craft. This instrument is similar to the artificial horizon but has greater angular indication.
Attitude indicator.
ii. Broadly, any gyro-operated instrument that indicates attitude. See artificial horizon.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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