Homing
3 definitions

Homing

The technique whereby a mobile station directs itself, or is directed, towards a source of primary or reflected energy, or to a specified point.

Homing

Flight toward a NAVAID, without correcting for wind, by adjusting the aircraft heading to maintain a relative bearing of zero degrees.

Homing

The procedure of using the direction-finding equipment of one radio station with the emission of another radio station, where at least one of the stations is mobile, and whereby the mobile station proceeds continuously towards the other station.

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Homing has been defined 3 different ways in documents like Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, Pilot/Controller Glossary, Pilot/Controller Glossary.

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