Terrain Avoidance System Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
terrain avoidance system
1.) A system which provides the pilot or navigator of an aircraft with a situation display of the ground or obstacles which project above either a horizontal plane through the aircraft or a plane parallel to it, so that the pilot can maneuver the aircraft to avoid the obstruction.
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Term Classification: operations
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