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    Re: (OFF-TOPIC) Flight 370
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2014 Mar 25, 09:28 -0700
    It's interesting to see that the guys at INMARSAT are acting like good navigators and teasing out as much positional information as possible from the data they have available. The old adage that "a navigator uses ALL information available for the safe navigation of his vessel"  applies here too. See:

    http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-26724966



    From: Robert Wyatt <chupacerveza---.com>
    To: garylapook---.net
    Sent: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 8:17 AM
    Subject: [NavList] Re: (OFF-TOPIC) Flight 370


    Rommel John Miller wrote:
    > And I just Googled discussion of flight 370 and hardly a hit.  This means that few are talking about in on the internet, how then might a viable idea for finding the remains be had?  Email and discussion forums.  Sadly though I do think that this does have to do with Celestial Nav and finding location.  We are frantically looking for the coordinates Lat and Long of the plane, and that is navigation.  And a navigator is a navigator both during daylight hours and nighttime hours.  Therefore, the Celestial in Celestial Navigation is only an arbitrary title, we take noon shots for most of our fixes. And a navigational fix is one day, and hopefully soon going to pinpoint and locate the wreck of 370.  She lies at the depths of the Southern Indian Ocean, therefore she is a Navigational object.  Not an obstacle, just a very interesting object to locate.
    
    There was an indication that the plane went down in the roaring 40s. If
    the wreckage is located it will still be quite a challenge to recover,
    even for a carrier group.
    
    View and reply to this message: http://fer3.com/arc/m2.aspx?i=127371


       
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