- Maps and Charts
- Flight Planning
- Basic Instruments
- Dead Reckoning
- Radio Aid Fixing
- Map Reading
- Radar Navigation
- Celestial Concepts
- Computing Altitude and True Azimuth
- Celestial Precomputation
- Plotting and Interpreting the Celestial Line of Position
- Special Celestial Techniques
- Sextants and Errors of Observation
- Grid Navigation
- Pressure Pattern Navigation
- Navigation Systems
This official FAA handbook provides information on all phases of air navigation.
It is a source of reference for navigators and navigator students.
The book explains how to measure, chart the earth, and use flight instruments to solve basic navigation problems.
It also contains data pertaining to flight publications, pre-flight planning, in-flight procedures, and low altitude navigation.
The book can also serve as a useful reference guide for pilots wishing to improve their knowledge and proficiency in the subject matter areas of various navigation methods, techniques and aircraft navigation systems.
Appendices included at the end of the book provide listing of references and supporting information; mathematical formulas to use as an aid in pre-flight and in-flight computations; chart and navigation symbols; and a Celestial Computation Sheet.
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