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    Re: Additional corrections to the sextant altitude in air navigation
    From: Ken Gebhart
    Date: 2007 Dec 14, 19:51 -0600

    Gary,
    
    On April 11 you posted a message with a link to AFPAM 11-216, which  
    at the time worked ok.  I saved it for later use, but now I see the  
    page no longer exists.  Therefore, I would very much like to receive  
    the PDF download from you.
    
    Regarding corrections for flight navigation, you did not mention  
    Rhumb Line Correction.  At 500 knots over the North Atlantic, this  
    correction is about equal to the coriolis correction.  It is additive  
    to coriolis  going one way, and almost cancels it out going the other  
    way.  I forget which way does what.
    
    I am surprised that no one asked what the Polhemus Computer is.  We  
    used to sell them in the 70s, but stopped when we got to where the  
    carrying cases were cracked and the staples in the instruction  
    manuals were rusted.  We have at least 100 of these left in storage  
    If anyone wants one, they can email me off line.
    
    Ken Gebhart
    On Dec 14, 2007, at 11:32 AM, Gary LaPook wrote:
    
    >
    > Gary writes:
    >
    > I discovered the same thing last night which is why I attached that
    > excerpt from the publication. The manual is more than 70 megabytes  
    > long
    > and so I will have to send it to you in many installments. If anybody
    > else would like a copy let me know now so I can send them all out  
    > at the
    > same time and avoid having to repeat the process over and over again.
    >
    >
    > gl
    >
    >
    >
    > Andres Ruiz wrote:
    >
    >> Thanks Gary,
    >> The link you in "[NavList 2552] Re: Flight Navigation" don't work
    >> http://www.e-publishing.af.mil/pubfiles/af/11/afpam11-216/ 
    >> afpam11-216.pdf
    >>
    >> Could you send me this publication AFPAM11-216?
    >>
    >> Andr�s
    >> Navigational Algorithms
    >> http://www.geocities.com/andresruizgonzalez
    >>
    >>
    >>>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >
    >
    > >
    
    
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