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Gyroscopic Gun Sight

 

 



 

STATUS

One Gun Sight has been fitted to a test rig to allow it to be demonstrated during open days.

HISTORY

The Gyro Gun Sight (GGS) was a crash development in the UK which fitted every British fighter with one for D Day. The Gyro both stabilised the sight and simplified the problem of offset shooting. The Ferranti Factory at Crewe Toll was set up to manufacture these gunsights, decades later this expertise led to products as diverse as navigation systems for the Ariane rocket and devices for plotting oil well drills.

 

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The APSS is a registered charity in Scotland, charity No. SC033307
A member of the British Aviation Preservation Council