AMAZING OPERATING VINTAGE U.S. AIR FORCE VERTICAL GYRO EDUCATIONAL DEMONSTRATOR!
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Estimated to be at least 60 years old, this Vintage United States Air Force Vertical Gryo would have supplied inputs to the autopilot for level flight. This type is of different design compare to a "Directional Navigation" for GyroCompass. This Vertical Gyro is incomplete, but the gyro itself is intact and spins up wonderfully ! We have installed a line cord from a 24-28VDC supply (included ) with soldered ground connection to the frame. The + side is an added alligator clip which requires only a brief connection to the designated power point indicated by a red arrow sticker ( see photos ). Just a few seconds of voltage applied will cause the gyro to crank out ! Our modifications aren't pretty, but it works ! The photo illustration of close-up of the connection point will provide a useful guide to making the proper connection to the right-hand side... read more