heading angle

heading angle

[′hed·iŋ ‚aŋ·gəl]
(navigation)
Heading measured from 0° at the reference direction clockwise or counterclockwise through 90 or 180° it is labeled with the reference direction as a prefix and the direction of measurement from the reference as a suffix; for example, heading angle S 107° E is 107° east of south, or heading 073°.
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