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    Re: Use of Marine Sextants in Aircraft
    From: David Pike
    Date: 2018 May 9, 01:37 -0700

    Gary you wrote: And Chicheter use on when crossing the Tasman sea in1931.

    I thought about including Chichester but left him out.  There’s a column of thought that suggests he used a ‘box sextant’ rather than a ‘mariner’s sextant’.  I’m ambivalent to the matter.  Sometimes I read his words as ‘box sextant’ and sometimes as ‘sextant box’. DaveP

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