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gyropilot

[jahy-ruh-pahy-luh t] /ˈdʒaɪ rəˌpaɪ lət/
noun, Navigation
Also, gyro pilot.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; gyro(scope) + pilot
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gyro pilot
  (jī'rō)   
An automatic pilot that incorporates a gyroscope and initiates corrections to control surfaces on aircraft, thus maintaining a preset course and altitude.
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