average heading


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average heading

[′av·rij ′hed·iŋ]
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The average heading flown for a given period; it should be the same value as desired heading if the drift was predicted accurately.

average heading

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A term used in gyrosteering techniques to denote the calculated average difference between initial and final headings at the midpoint of a specified period of time.
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Explorer has early maturity with an average heading date of 21 June on the basis of 25 location-years in Montana, and is about 2 d earlier than Hi-Line and MTHW9420.
413 average heading into today's first-round NAIA Far West Region game at Biola against Albertson College of Idaho at 9 a.
MTHW9420 has mid-early maturity with an average heading date of 28 June based on 16 location-years in Montana, similar to Hi-Line, and 3 d later than Klasic.
Finley has winter hardiness less than Hatton but equal to Weston (1989, 1991, Lind, WA, field observations); straw strength greater than Weston and similar to Hatton; and an average heading date in Washington state of 148 d, 2 d earlier than Hatton and similar to Weston.