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    Re: sextants on aeroplanes
    From: Bill Morris
    Date: 2008 Dec 2, 15:39 -0800

    Members might like to read a new blog post about an adaptation of a
    nautical-type sextant to aircraft use on my web site www.sextantbook.com
    "An unusual left-handed sextant."
    
    Bill
    
    On Nov 19, 8:20�am, "Jackie Ferrari"  wrote:
    > Dear List,
    >
    > I understand that sextants as opposed to bubble octants were used to 
    navigate aeroplanes. I was wondering therefore how prevalent this was and 
    what were the advantages and disadvantages.
    >
    > Regards,
    > Jackie Ferrari.
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