cross-pointer indicator

cross-pointer indicator

[′krȯs ‚pȯint·ər ‚in·də‚kād·ər]
(navigation)
A flight instrument having two needles which cross in the center when the aircraft is on course; the vertical needle indicates the position of the aircraft with respect to the localizer course, and the horizontal needle serves a similar purpose for the glide slope of an instrument landing system.