heure de dérive

English translation: hour of drift

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French term or phrase:heure de dérive
English translation:hour of drift
Entered by: Fiona McBrearty

16:57 Apr 5, 2005
French to English translations [PRO]
Military / Defense / Gyroscopes/inertial navigation
French term or phrase: heure de dérive
Quand les performances des gyroscopes atteignent "la classe de 0,01 degré/heure de dérive", et mieux, on est dans le domaine de la navigation inertielle, qui permet au véhicule porteur de connaître en permanence sa position géographique (et sa vitesse et attitude) de manière entièrement autonome :
Fiona McBrearty
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O.1°/hour of drift.
Explanation:
0.1 degrees of drift per hour.
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4 +2O.1°/hour of drift.
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heure de dérive
O.1°/hour of drift.


Explanation:
0.1 degrees of drift per hour.

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agree  Robert Frankling: "drift"
1 hr
  -> Thanks

agree  David Sirett: ...but 0.01°, apparently
3 hrs
  -> Yep, can't read numbers yet :-) Thanks
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