- on Test & Measurement
- Published in issue 3/2012 on page 64
Ground Control for Aircraft HSI
Repurposing avionic instruments
Although the author is an electronics specialist he is also fascinated by electromechanical contraptions of every description. When he saw this old aircraft instrument on offer from a local surplus trader he couldn’t resist. Armed with a set of screwdrivers and some novel circuit solutions he set about coaxing this mechatronic masterpiece back to life.