gunsight

  1. ez123

    Gyro gunsight on Lancaster bombers

    I was reading about the Lancaster bomber, and found that the tailgunner had a gyro gunsight that was later upgraded to use radar. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avro_Lancaster Here is a quote about the gyro gunsight https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyro_gunsight I understand how radar would help...
  2. ez123

    WWII gyro gunsight

    I can imagine how the WWII gyro gunsights could track the direction of gravity, the turn rate, and the roll rate of your own airplane, but the reticule it displayed as an aiming point would have been a line that depended on the range of the target IMO. (Apparently the radar gunsights were not...