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The Magnetic Compass


The conventional magnetic compass is one of the oldest aircraft instruments. The "wet" compass contains a magnetic compass card that floats in a fluid-filled chamber. It is prone to a number of errors, especially during acceleration/deceleration and turns.

ACS Reference: PA.I.G, PA.IX.C

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