north-stabilized plan-position indicator

north-stabilized plan-position indicator

[′nȯrth ¦stā·bə‚līzd ¦plan pə¦zish·ən ′in·də‚kād·ər]
(engineering)
A heading-upward plan-position indicator; this term is deprecated because it may be confused with azimuth-stabilized plan-position indicator, a north-upward plan-position indicator.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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