early turn

early turn

early turn
A turn made ahead of a fix in an airway to ensure that the aircraft stays within it throughout the flight. The period of anticipation of the turn is the function of the speed of the aircraft and the angle of the bank (i.e., radius of the turn).
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Harmer (one for 70 from 28 overs) was encouraged by some early turn on offer on what is largely a good pitch for batting.
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For example, his treatment of Pat Frank's Alas, Babylon (1959) in chapter four, "Do-It Yourself Survival," is noteworthy as Seed takes up a complex novel that few scholars have addressed, but which he identifies as an early turn away from narratives of apocalyptic destruction toward post-apocalyptic new beginnings and questions of survival (he also mentions that Alas, Babylon has never been out of print).
Their hopes took an early turn for the worst when Trevor Putney was stretchered off with a suspected broken leg following a 10th minute challenge from Cowans.

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