arc navigation

arc navigation

[′ärk ‚nav·ə′gā·shən]
(navigation)
A navigation system in which the position of an airplane or ship is maintained along an arc of a circle which has a radius measured from a control station by means of electronic distance-measuring equipment, such as shoran or oboe.

arc navigation

A navigation system in which the position of an airplane is maintained along an arc measured from a control station by means of electronic distance-measuring equipment such as SHORAN (short-range navigation system).
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