GYRO AND STANDBY COMPASS SYSTEM
As student aviators, it is necessary for you to become familiar with the T-34C gyro compass
system. You must also become familiar with the location, operation, and purpose of various
components to be able to operate the T-34C gyro compass system effectively. Your
understanding of this lesson will enhance your ability to interpret cockpit instruments and
1201. LESSON TOPIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES
12.0 Upon completion of this chapter, the student will demonstrate knowledge of the T-34C
gyro compass and standby magnetic compass systems characteristics.
State the location and purpose of the Radio Magnetic Indicator (RMI).
Describe the RMI system components.
Describe the location and purpose of the slaving accessory.
State the location and purpose of the flux detector.
Describe the location, purpose and function of the directional gyro.
Describe the function of the slaving accessory.
Describe the location and purpose of the failure flag.
Identify the gyro compass system electrical power requirements.
Describe the location and purpose of the compass switches.
12.10 Explain the operating characteristics of the compass slave switch.
12.11 Explain the operating characteristics of the slave left-right switch.
12.12 Describe the location and purpose of the RMI disable switch.
12.13 Explain the purpose and location of the magnetic compass.
12.14 Describe the magnetic compass and its limitations.
GYRO AND STANDBY COMPASS SYSTEMS