Part No: RCA 11A-17B
The R.C. Allen directional gyros and artificial horizons are made with quality and precision. They are non-tumbling within +/- 85° pitch and roll for 360°.
The RCA-11A series of vacuum directional gyros utilize and air driven precision gyro that controls a vertical rotating azimuth gimbal. The R.C. Allen Model RCA11A has been designed to provide a long life of accurate operation even when subjected to severe operating requirements. This instrument is engineered with a minimum of machined parts, providing lower initial cost and lower maintenance cost through its lifetime.
The RCA11A is non-tumbling within ±85° limits in pitch and roll and can be easily installed in any 3 1/8″ panel cut out. Full freedom design allows accurate indication, even after extreme maneuvers. Stainless steel is used at wear points, with aluminum investment and die castings.
A knob is provided to reset the gyro, when compared to the magnetic compass. the RCA11A-8 features the “standard” display.
Meets or exceeds all requirements of FAA TSO C5c and Aeronautical Standard AS397.