drift sight


drift sight
visor de deriva

English-Portuguese dictionary of military terminology. 2014.

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  • Drift Sight — This article is about the World War I bombsight. For the aircraft instrument for measuring wind speeds, see drift meter. A Mk. I Drift Sight mounted on the side of an Airco DH.4. The lever just in front of the bomb aimer s fingertips sets the… …   Wikipedia

  • drift sight — noun see drift indicator …   Useful english dictionary

  • drift indicator — noun or drift meter or drift sight : a flight instrument used for measuring the angle of drift of an aircraft and equipped with a hairline or sight wire that may be rotated until objects on the ground appear to travel parallel with it so that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drift meter — This article is about the aircraft instrument for measuring wind speeds. For the World War I bombsight, see Drift Sight. A drift meter, also drift indicator and drift sight, is an optical device used to improve dead reckoning for aircraft… …   Wikipedia

  • drift indicator — An instrument that looks vertically at the surface to provide an indication of drift angle. It consists essentially of a sight tube with a hairline that is rotated until objects on the ground travel parallel to it. This direction is compared with …   Aviation dictionary

  • drift indicator — Aeron. an instrument that indicates the amount of drift of an aircraft. Also called drift meter, drift sight. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • Drift House: The First Voyage —   Author(s) Dale Peck …   Wikipedia

  • sight — i. An optical device for the measurement of drift. See drift indicator. ii. An aiming device for aiming weapons. It may be a part of a head up display or a separate unit. It may be fixed, gyro, or electronic. See sight glass (iii). iii. To make… …   Aviation dictionary

  • drift slide — noun : a device on the rear sight of a gun to permit making compensation for the drift of the projectile …   Useful english dictionary

  • Course Setting Bomb Sight — The CSBS Mk. IX mounted in a Fairey Battle. The bomb aimer is sighting through the white ring shaped backsights to the pin shaped foresights (just visible against the armoured cable) and holding the bomb release switch in his right hand. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Mark XIV bomb sight — The Mk. XIVA sighting head, which would be mounted in the front of the aircraft and connected to the computor by the cables coiled up on the left. The main features are the gyrostabilizer in the large cylinder, and the collimator on the moving… …   Wikipedia


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