horizontal danger angle

horizontal danger angle

[‚här·ə′zänt·əl ′dān·jər ‚aŋ·gəl]
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The maximum or minimum angle between two points on a chart, as observed from a craft, indicating the limit of safe approach to an off-lying danger. Also known as danger angle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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