Airienteering with 13MIKE

by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller

AirLeg 40

Aircraft Position:

1) “NORTH” to “17091.4402” __ [N040° 46' 51.6042]

2) “EAST” to “21026.8982” __ [W073° 52' 12.9041]

3) “ALTITUDE” to “29” __ [0]

4) “HEADING” to “260

note: At this point you may wish to save this setup for future use.

5) Takeoff on runway 22, La Guardia International airport

6) At “1000” feet AGL, make a RIGHT 45 degree departure

“A United States Air Force RB-47 aircraft from the 55th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, was shot down by a Soviet MiG fighter when operating in international airspace over the Barents Sea in July of1960. Four individuals of the six man crew were killed. Copilot Bruce Olmstead and navigator Captain John R. McKone were accused of spying and held by the Russians for seven months. On January 24, 1961, they were returned to the United States, and I '11 bet they never did that again!”

7) The Japanese “ZERO” was officially known as the:

If your answer is “Aichi D3A1”, go to AirLeg 25

If your answer is “Mitsubishi A6M Reisen”, go to AirLeg 63

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