sector search

sector search

[′sek·tər ‚sərch]
(navigation)
A flight or sailing plan of three legs, the turning points being at equal distances along radial lines from a fixed or moving point.
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Search and rescue operations using a GTN navigator now have the option to enter a flight plan using four search patterns: parallel line, expanding square, orbit, sector search. While most of us will never use this type of flight plan, if you're ever forced down you might hope that the search team has this feature available so more eyes can remain outside, looking for you, than trying to navigate a complex search pattern.
Fellow pilots believed that their recommended (but more costly) sector search could have found the Bellanca and rescued Johnny before he ran out of food.
The avatars are assigned tasks such as moving to reference points for navigation, following user-specified routes and sector search and rescue, he said.
Welbeck Group joins SiteVisibility's portfolio of finance sector search clients which include The Share Centre, Family Investments and Alternative Route Finance.
Veredus has five offices across the UK, including Cardiff from where its private sector search operation is run headed by business director Gareth Davies.
If there are one or two areas separated from the GRCA by high terrain or distance, the SMO may place a sector search over one area and the GRCA over the main surveillance area.
We made a sector search of the immediate area, but alter 30 minutes, we hit bingo fuel and both aircraft returned to the carrier to refuel and drop off the survivors.
Previously known as EQ-36, AN/TPQ-53 is a quick reaction capability (QRC) mobile radar system designed to detect, classify and track in-flight projectiles fired from mortar, artillery and rocket systems using a 90A or continuous 360A sector search.
A moving target indicator meets wide-area surveillance and sector search requirements, while synthetic aperture radar (SAR) can provide a "snapshot" of a particular area of interest.
During the week of November 19th, 2018, sector searches made by correctional officers at Cowansville Institution, a medium security federal institution, permitted the interception of contraband and unauthorized items into the institution.
Sainsbury's daring move comes as the grocery sector searches for new direction amid a bitter supermarket price war and fierce competition from online rivals.