bearing distance


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bearing distance

[′ber·iŋ ‚dis·təns]
(civil engineering)
The length of a beam between its bearing supports.

bearing distance, span

The length of a beam between its bearing supports.
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The new Electronic Bearing Distance Indicator (EBDI) model EBDI-4000 was designed to replace the electro-mechanical RMI for the Gulfstream V-SP and was specifically developed for the needs of business aircraft environments.
Bearing Distance tools allow users to quickly develop site or plot plans by typing in coordinates on the status line, then selecting the generated entities to automatically place dimensions.
In addition to providing an almanac of airports and VORS, this user-definable database allows pilots to store up to 100 waypoint destinations, select a destination and Flightmate provides the bearing distance, speed, track, ETE and ETA, as well as any deviation from the flight course.