Single drift correction

From Glossary of Meteorology
Revision as of 17:58, 26 January 2012 by imported>Perlwikibot (Created page with " {{TermHeader}} {{TermSearch}} <div class="termentry"> <div class="term"> == single drift correction == </div> <div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">In ...")
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

single drift correction

In air navigation, a method of pressure-pattern flight utilizing a single value of drift-correction angle applied to an entire flight from point of origin to destination.

The value is based upon a forecast of mean wind velocity en route.
See multiple drift correction;
compare aerologation, single-heading navigation.