Flight Navigator Handbook: navigation theory and an emphasis on celestial techniques

Flight Navigator Handbook

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Copyright Date:
2011
Other Identifiers:
FAA-H-8083-18
Pages:
282
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The Flight Navigator Handbook provides information on all phases of air navigation. It is a source of reference for navigators and navigator students. This handbook explains how to measure, chart the earth, and use flight instruments to solve basic navigation problems. It also contains data pertaining to flight publications, preflight planning, in-flight procedures, and low altitude navigation. A listing of references and supporting information used in this publication is at Appendix A; mathematical formulas to use as an aid in preflight and in-flight computations are at Appendix B; chart and navigation symbols are at Appendix C.; and a Celestial Computation Sheet is at Appendix D.


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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1] Maps & Charts
2] Flight Planning
3] Basic Instruments
4] Dead Reckoning
5] Radio Aid Fixing
6] Map Reading
7] Radio Navigation
8] Celestial Concepts
9] Computing Altitude and True Azimuth
10] Celestial Precomputation
11] Plotting and Determining Celestial Line of Position
12] Special Celestial Techniques
13] Sextants and Errors of Observation
14] Grid Navigation
15] Pressure Pattern Navigation
16] Navigation Systems
Appendix A - Reference & Supporting information
Appendix B - Mathematical Formulas
Appendix C - Chart and Navigation Symbols
Appendix D - Celestial Computation Sheet

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