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14.40 Gyroscopic Instruments

14.40.2 Outline the basic principle of operation of the vacuum system.

14.40.4 State the likely effects of reduced or nil suction in the vacuum system.

14.40.6 Describe the gyroscopic properties of:

(a) rigidity;

(b) precession.

14.40.8 With respect to the turn indicator/coordinator:

(a) explain the basic principle of a rate gyroscope;

(b) differentiate between the different indications of the turn indicator and turn coordinator;

(c) state the function, indication and correct use of the coordination (balance) ball.

14.40.10 With respect to the attitude indicator (or artificial horizon) explain:

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