air coordinates

air coordinates

[′er kō′ȯrd·ən‚əts]
(ordnance)
A system of coordinates used in determining the forces acting on a missile.
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Thus, their directions are defined in accordance with the direction of the air-relative velocity vector and generally computed in the air coordinates frame.
where the symbols [C.sub.BA] and [C.sub.BE] are the transform matrices from air coordinates and inertial coordinates to body coordinates, respectively.
CJ-4 Air coordinates all intratheater airlifts in support of operations throughout the region, serving as the primary cargo planner, and ensuring proper coordination takes place among requesting units, Air Mobility Division (AMD), and CENTCOM Deployment Distribution Operations Center (CDDOC).