wind correction

wind correction

[′win kə′rek·shən]
(engineering)
Any adjustment which must be made to allow for the effect of wind; especially, the adjustments to correct for the effect on a projectile in flight, on sound received by sound ranging instruments, and on an aircraft flown by dead reckoning navigation.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
With its round slide rule and bidirectional bezel, pilots to calculate fuel burn, flight time, ground speed, density altitude, wind correction and conversion of units.
Work will be performed at Lockheed Martin's Akron, Ohio, site, which has a strong track record for developing laser technology for ship and airborne infrared countermeasures, communications, wind correction and active sensing.
The long final also gave me time to figure out the wind correction.
I raised the hold a bit and made the wind correction, and the third shot just beside the base of the tail dropped him.
After some further figuring, he gave me a wind correction of 0.
MPH X Yds/Wind Constant = MOA Wind Correction - MOA Wind Correction Example: 10 X 500=50 /15 = 3.
Most shooters will also just hold for wind corrections because they often change frequently and at a rate faster than we can dial.
I did this using the reticle for both drop and wind corrections.