magnetic course

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magnetic course

n
(Aeronautics) an aircraft's course in relation to the magnetic north. Also called: magnetic heading
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We saw no indication of such behaviors here: no preferred magnetic heading after slugs were swept off the bottom or disturbed by divers (data not shown).
Let's take, for example, a runway with a magnetic heading of 205 to 214 degrees, which will be numbered 21.
The core issue is when there's a big discrepancy between magnetic heading and GPS track (which could also be thought of as "course to be flown") as it relates to radar vectors.
The WX500 can also provide a magnetic heading source to the NGT9000 if the Stormscope is wired for synchro magnetic heading.
The debris path was on a 230-degree magnetic heading and 100 yards in length.
Relative bearing on the ADF (245) + magnetic heading (320) = magnetic bearing to LOMIS (565 - 360 = 205).
From 20:28:55 to 20:54:10 (25 minutes, 15 seconds), radar data indicated the airplane was flying a magnetic heading of 244 degrees with an average groundspeed of 132 knots.