hyperbolic navigation system


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hyperbolic navigation system

A radio navigation system which enables the position of an aircraft equipped with a suitable receiver to be fixed by two or more intersecting hyperbolic position lines. The system employs either a time difference measurement of pulse transmissions or a phase difference measurement of phase-locked continuous wave transmissions. See also loran.
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Flight navigator system is further divided into sub parts: Radar, Hyperbolic Navigation System, GNSS, Instrument Landing System, Inertial Navigation System, VOR/DME, Automatic Direction Finder, Doppler Navigation System, Flight Management System and Heads up Display.