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    Re: Additional corrections to the sextant altitude in air navigation
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2007 Dec 15, 15:34 -0800

    Gary writes:
    
    Rhumb line correction is covered in the excerpt of AFPAM 11-216 that I
    posted.
    
    
    gl
    
    On Dec 14, 5:51 pm, Ken Gebhart  wrote:
    > 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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