contour flight

Related to contour flight: terrain flight, contour flying

contour flight

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95 Mach, and maintain a 500-foot visual contour flight.
LOAM([R]) is suitable for all main rotary wing or vertical lift platforms and can be used, from the Nap Of the Earth (NOE) flight to the contour flight, in a variety of missions including attack, reconnaissance/surveillance, support, transport and search & rescue operations.
The focus of this initial phase was operational demonstration of the TERPROM(R) terrain referenced navigation and ground proximity warning functions during low level and contour flight.