A-4 3-Axis Rate Gyro

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C0783
Category: Gyro
Object Type: Sensor/Transducer
Object Name: A-4 3-Axis Rate Gyro
Part No: 009-112-01
Serial No: GQZ1002
Manufacturer: Unknown
Division: Unknown
Platform(s): A-4 Skyhawk 
Year of Manufacture: Unknown
Dimensions:
Width (mm):
130 
Height (mm):
137 
Depth (mm):
194 
Weight (g):
2,923 
Location: Archive Object Store
Inscription(s):

Part No. 009-112-01
Serial No. GQZ 1002

Notes:

A rate gyro is a type of gyroscope, which rather than indicating direction, indicates the rate of change of angle with time. The gyro has only one gimbal ring, with consequently only two planes of freedom and is used to measure the rate of angular movement.

This Rate Gyro was supplied for the A-4 HUDWAS (Head Up Display Weapon Aiming System) It is a three axis system. The manufacturer is not known.

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