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What is the Barometric Altimeter??
Gives altitude by senscing the difference in air pressure. Used above 5000ft over water.
What is the Radar altimeter??
Gives altitude by bouncing a signal of the surface of the earth and revieving it back. maximum altitude is 5000ft.
What is Azimuth??
Angle of position of bearing
What is Bearing??
Angle of position of object.
What is Range??
Distance to the target or station.
What is Heading??
The direction you are pointing.
What is True heading??
Direction measured by true north.
What is Magnetic direction??
direction based on the 360-azimuth circle going counter clockwise.
What is Relative Direction??
uses the current direction that an object is facing as the 0/360-azimuth alignment.