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Old 07-03-2014, 19:16   #16
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Re: Request advice on Autopilot spares

Dave is sure right about the spares, whatever you bring it will be something else that breaks

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Re: Request advice on Autopilot spares

Originally Posted by goboatingnow View Post
No autopilot can function without a compass. It cannot use cog without a compass feed some can steer to wind without a compass, but less and less or the newer mideks can operate without a rate stabilised compass.
Our 1998 B&G Network Pilot could do both, and so can our current Simrad/B&G AP.

From the manual: "If heading data is not available from a compass sensor it is possible to use course over ground from a GPS."



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