dead-reckoning plot

dead-reckoning plot

[¦ded ′rek·ən·iŋ ‚plät]
(navigation)
In marine navigation, the graphic plot of consecutive course lines representing courses steered or planned to be steered, originating from a fix or running fix position, and suitably labeled as to course, speeds, and times of periodic dead-reckoning positions.
In air navigation, the graphic plot of track and ground speed, suitably labeled. Also known as ground plot.
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The crew made aircraft position reports using a dead-reckoning plot.