north-upward plan position indicator

north-upward plan position indicator

[′nȯrth ′əp·wərd ¦plan pə¦zish·ən ′in·də‚kād·ər]
(engineering)
A plan position indicator on which north is maintained at the top of the indicator, regardless of the heading of the craft.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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