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ground-position indicator meaning

  • noun
      An instrument which continuously displays the dead-reckoning position of an aircraft

  • [Electronics]
    Abbreviation, GPI. A computer system that gives a continuous indication of an aircraft’s position in terms of heading, elapsed time, and speed, with respect to the surface. This provides a more useful indication of the aircraft position than an air-speed indicator because it is not affected by high-altitude winds.

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