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Post by GBCHP » Mon Aug 08, 2022 10:28 pm

I need a new compass for an aircraft and have looked at the vertical card type from LAS and others. They come with a lead and they say uses 14v for internal lighting. Well, my plane has no ' I right in assuming the compass will still be useable and visible even though the internal light is not illuminated?

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Re: Compass

Post by Ian Melville » Mon Aug 08, 2022 11:00 pm

Yes, as long as it is not dark :-)
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Re: Compass

Post by tnowak » Tue Aug 09, 2022 8:23 am

This UK company does a range of light aircraft compasses and some models aren't lit at all:
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Re: Compass

Post by Richard Mole » Sat Aug 13, 2022 2:38 pm

For what its worth, I have had very good long term experience with the Sirs panel mount compass


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