relative altitude


Related to relative altitude: Absolute Altitude

relative altitude

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Although planes typically fly at 35,000ft or more, aircraft cabins are pressurised to around 8,000ft and, at this relative altitude, water boils at 91C.
2A) is flat and low: its average relative altitude (i.
2C), is high, with an average relative altitude of 11 m (absolute altitude 14 m); at the toe of the incipient dune ridge a new stage has begun to evolve.
Users can view the elevation or relative altitude of any obstacle (towers, buildings, etc.
His first attempt ended the same way as my initial try; since he also had trouble gauging relative altitude and closure rate.
Recent images taken by the Galileo spacecraft have enabled the researchers to measure the relative altitude of clouds within the storms.
When the GTS product receives replies to its interrogations, it computes the responding aircraft's range, bearing, relative altitude, and closure rate.
After receiving replies to its interrogations, the SkyWatch HP system computes the responding aircraft's range, bearing, relative altitude and closure rate, predicting potential traffic conflicts.
After receiving replies to its Mode C type interrogations, the SkyWatch system computes the responding aircraft's range, bearing, relative altitude and closure rate, predicting potential traffic conflicts.
After receiving replies to its active interrogations, the SKYWATCH HP system computes the responding aircraft's range, bearing, relative altitude and closure rate, predicting potential traffic conflicts.
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