speed-course-latitude error

speed-course-latitude error

[′spēd ′kȯrs ′lad·ə‚tüd ‚er·ər]
(navigation)
An error in both pendulous and nonpendulous types of gyro compasses resulting from movement of the gyro compass in other than an east-west direction. Also known as speed error.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.