Indicator, Directional Gyro


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


  • Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy
  • Glass
  • Paint
  • Copper Alloy
  • Glass
  • Steel
  • Cadmium Plating
  • Paper
  • Adhesive
  • Graphite
  • Unknown Synthetic, Probable Rubber


3-D: 8.6 × 25.4 × 8.6cm (3 3/8 × 10 × 3 3/8 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

3-3/8in. diameter; air-driven gyro with electrical control; post World War II.


INSTRUMENTS-Flight Management

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