relative altitude

Related to relative altitude: Absolute Altitude

relative altitude

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Relative altitude of the points comprises 753 meters.
The rover station can output 10 Hz of relative altitude at the frequency of 10 Hz when it works normally; when failure occurs in the communication between base station and rover station, the rover station will not output any data of relative altitude, so we will know whether the RTK GPS is working normally, so we can deal with communication fault when failure occurs.
The system's functionality was enriched by digital units for the relative altitude measurement and the estimation of climb/ descent velocity, capable of detecting the threat of collision with the ground.
The GDL 88 is set up to activate an indicator light to advise that traffic is in the immediate area and give a voice alert that calls out distance, bearing and relative altitude (if the aircraft is squawking altitude or is ADS-B compliant).
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.
The top-mounted directional antenna of a TAS system derives bearing and relative altitude in-formation from targets.
The Lower Galilee, named because of its relative altitude when compared with the hills and mountains in the Tzfat area to the north, includes primarily rural farmland outside of the cities of Beit Shean and Afula and Arab cities and villages.
For example, at the typical values of altitude H of 8000 ft and critical altitude [H.sub.CR] of 400 ft, the relative altitude variation is 8000/400 = 20 times.
His first attempt ended the same way as my initial try; since he also had trouble gauging relative altitude and closure rate.
We categorized judging relative altitude, relative and absolute direction, and distance as separable tasks because they involve analyzing only one or two dimensions at a time.
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