electronic horizontal-situation indicator

electronic horizontal-situation indicator

[i‚lek′trän·ik ‚här·ə′zänt·əl ‚sich·ə¦wā·shən ‚in·də‚kād·ər]
(navigation)
An integrated multicolor map display of an airplane's position combined with a color weather radar display, with a scale selected by the pilot, together with information on wind direction and velocity, horizontal situation, and deviation from the planned vertical path. Abbreviated EHSI.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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