omnidistance

omnidistance

[¦äm·nə′dis·təns]
(navigation)
The distance indicated on the meter of an aircraft's distance-measuring equipment when this equipment is interrogating and receiving replies from a transponder beacon located at an omnirange station; thus it is the slant distance.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.