artificial horizon definition

  • noun:
    • An instrument displaying a line on a flight indicator that lies within the horizontal plane and about that the pitching and banking moves of an aircraft are shown. Also known as gyro horizon.
    • An instrument that shows the pitch and roll of an aircraft in flight by comparing its mindset to a gyroscopically-maintained indicator associated with level horizon range.
    • an amount mirror, while the area of mercury in a shallow vessel, or a plane reflector adjusted to your true amount unnaturally; -- made use of mainly with all the sextant for observing the double height of a celestial body.
    • a navigational tool centered on a gyroscope; it unnaturally provides a simulated horizon for pilot
  • adjective:
    • view under Horizon

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