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    Re: Hello
    From: Jeremy C
    Date: 2011 May 1, 18:46 -0400
    Your in the right place Larry,
    The guys on the ship look at me strangely when I pull out the sextant as well.
    You and Gary L will get along well.
    Welcome to the board.
    In a message dated 5/1/2011 6:43:04 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, larryiah@yahoo.com writes:

    Hello All,

    I am new to this board. I am still shooting cel. out of the cockpit of a 737. I am an airline Captain and former B-52 Navigator. I can only select two bodies with ZNs at my 9 and 12 O'Clock positions. Instrument and radio lighting reflectivity is challenging as is the position of the inst. panel glare shield.

    Still using the old SAC precomp forms. Shot Sirius and the lower limb of the Moon the other night and was 6 miles off of the GPS position. I am using a Bausch & Lomb A8-A sextant. No computers, everything still old school. Just the Air Almanac, HO249s, and an E6-B.

    Anybody still into this? My First Officers think I'm nuts.


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