Magnetometer heading sensor (MHS)

Providing accurate digital heading information. Replaces fluxgate compasses and enables easier interfacing with modern system architectures.

Features and benefits

  • ARINC 429 output
  • All solid state design
  • High resolution
  • Low weight < 300 grams
  • Low power consumption (max 10W including Heater)
  • Reliability in excess of 50,000 hours MTBF
  • Extensive built in test (BIT)


At Meggitt, we can provide you with a magnetometer heading sensor that is specific to your aerospace application and can be further customised to your particular requirements. To discuss what you need in more detail, please contact us.