Altitude definition

Altitude means the vertical distance of a level, a point or an object considered as a point, measured from mean sea level (MSL);
Altitude means indicated altitude mean sea level (MSL), flight level (FL), or both.
Altitude means pressure altitude (m or ft) unless specified otherwise.

Examples of Altitude in a sentence

  • The most significant is the Terminal High Altitude Air Defense System (THAAD), the first sale ever of that sophisticated missile defense system (notified September 9, 2008, valued at about $7 billion).

  • The Mercury/Gemini Altitude Chamber was now destined for use in another unusual mission.

  • The Mercury Program Altitude Chamber in Hangar S, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.Credits: NASA Figure 2.

  • Rahulan, Weight Estimation of a Conceptual Wing for a High Altitude, Solar Powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, in 5th Aircraft Structural Design Conference 2016, The Royal Aeronautical Society: Manchester / UK.

  • Suggest to delete "the CONOPS, and" THE CONOPS IS ENDORSED REGIONAL GM Comment [LCW138]: WP18 Determination o Transition Altitude by Pakistan may result in the ATM/SG suggesting that TA research should be added to the list of research items.

More Definitions of Altitude

Altitude means pressure altitude when relevant or other altitude which is clearly annotated.
Altitude means elevation above sea level.
Altitude. All BTS equipment specifications outlined in this exhibit shall be maintained for altitude ranges from 0 to 10,000 ft.
Altitude means the vertical distance of a level, a point or an object considered
Altitude means altitude above sea level, flight level, or both;
Altitude means altitude mean sea level, flight level, or both.
Altitude means the vertical distance of a level, a pointor an object considered as a point, measured from mean sea level (MSL);“ATS direct speech circuit” means an aeronautical fixed service AFS telephone circuit, for direct exchange of information between airtraffic services ATS units;“Authority” means the Tanzania Civil AviationAuthority;“automatic relay installation” means a teletypewriter installation where automatic equipment is used to transfer messages from incoming to outgoingcircuits;“automatic telecommunication log” means a record of the activities of an aeronautical telecommunication station recorded by electricalor mechanical means;“blind transmission” means a transmission from one station to another station in circumstances where two-way communication cannot be established but where it is believed that the called station isable to receive the transmission;“broadcast” means a transmission of information relating to air navigation that is not addressed toa specific station or stations;“communication centre” means an aeronautical fixed station which relays or retransmits telecommunication traffic from or to a number of other aeronautical fixed stations directlyconnected to it;“CNS” means communication, navigation, surveillance;“Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC)” means a communication between controller andpilot, using data link for ATC communications;“current data authority” means the designated ground system through which a CPDLC dialogue between a pilot and a controller currentlyresponsible for the flight is permitted to take