What is aircraft bearing? Jeff Moyer August 06, 2013 22:20 Updated Follow The angle of the aircraft forward direction from a line pointing to magnetic north. Related articles What is aircraft speed? What is aircraft altitude? We are Cirium! (formerly FlightGlobal Help Desk) What is the Flights Near (Flight Positions) API? How do I look up past flights? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.