heading indicator


heading indicator
An instrument which displays heading transmitted electrically from a remote compass system.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • heading indicator — An instrument designed to indicate the heading of the aircraft. It enables the pilot to steer the required heading with the least effort. Also known as a directional gyro …   Aviation dictionary

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  • course indicator — kurso rodytuvas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. course indicator; heading indicator vok. Kursanzeiger, m rus. курсоуказатель, m; указатель курса, m pranc. indicateur de cap, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

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