plan position indicator

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Aviation

Electronics

  • In radars, an oscilloscopic display in which the radar site is in the center, and the scanned objects appear as blips surrounding it. The distance from the center indicates the range of a scanned object, and the radial angle provides its bearing. Its abbreviation is PPI. Also called P display, P scope, P scanner, P scan, or P indicator.
  • synonymP display
  • synonymP indicator
  • synonymP scan
  • synonymP scanner
  • synonymP scope
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