|Object Name:||Vertical Gyro|
|Year of Manufacture:||circa 1991|
|Location:||Main Object Store|
Vertical Gyro Type FS60P
NATO Stock No. 6615-9977-66697
Stores Ref. No.
Ferranti Moston, Manchester.
Pt. No. 64.68400
Ser. No. 94FRH286
Mod 2 & 3
A Vertical Gyro is a two-degree-of-freedom gyroscope with provision for maintaining its spin axis vertical. Output signals are produced by a gimbal angular displacement that corresponds to the angular displacement of the base about the two-orthogonal axis. It is used in artificial horizons.
The correct form of NATO Stock No. (NSN) would be:
The object also bears the markings:
"Insulation test at 100V. max"
"Sealed instrument handle with care"