reference datum


reference datum
An imaginary vertical plane at or near the nose of an aircraft from which all horizontal distances are measured for balance purposes. Also called the balance station zero. See datum or datum line.

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  • reference datum — pradinis dydis statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Įsivaizduojama vertikali plokštuma ties orlaivio nosimi ar netoli jos, nuo kurios matuojami visi horizontalūs atstumai norint subalansuoti pakraunamą orlaivį. atitikmenys: angl. balance station… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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  • datum point — noun A reference point against which measurements and comparisons can be made • • • Main Entry: ↑datum * * * datum level, datum line, datum plane, or datum point, a level, line, plane, or point, from which heights a …   Useful english dictionary

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