horizontal situation indicator


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Related to horizontal situation indicator: Electronic Horizontal Situation Indicator, HSI

horizontal situation indicator

An instrument which may display bearing and distance to a navigation aid, magnetic heading, track/course and track/course deviation.
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It will include replacement of the navigation computer and flight data units and a horizontal situation indicator.
The NTSB noted that, just three days before the flight, work was done on the compass and horizontal situation indicator (HSI), which tells the pilot which direction he's going.
Simply put, with IS&S, PC-12 owners get all the essential instrumentation required by the FAA, such as TCAS, TAWS, and RVSM, as well as digital flat-panel representations of Primary Flight Display (PFD) components--attitude direction indicator (ADI), horizontal situation indicator (HSI), altimeter, airspeed indicator, vertical speed indicator, and radio magnetic indicator.