RIGIDITY in a gyro is the tendency of a spinning wheel (rotor) to remain in a fixed position in
PRECESSION is the property of a gyro that causes it to tilt in a direction perpendicular to the
direction of any outside force.
The COMPONENTS OF A UNIVERSALLY MOUNTED GYRO are: the Rotor, the Inner
Gimbal, the Outer Gimbal, and the Base.
The FACTORS THAT EFFECT RIGIDITY are the weight, shape, and speed of rotation of the