Airienteering with 13MIKE

by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller

AirLeg 18

“Navigation is a distinct human art which combines science and intuition, skill and common sense, audacity and perseverance. In ancient times, 'those who set the course of ships' were called navis. Therefore, ancient sailors who demonstrated these traits were called navigators. Today, air navigation is the art of determining the geographic position, and maintaining the desired direction of an aircraft relative to the earth's surface. My question is, if the Earth is spinning in one direction, and I'm flying and landing in the direction opposite its spin, how in the heck can I ever land at an airport without going backwards?!”

1) When “22.0” DME from SFO VOR, press “P”to pause the simulation

Record your:

VSI      _____________________________(35 pts)

XPDR _____________________________(10 pts)

Autopilot____________________________(5 pts)

            You can't cheat!

2) Press “P” to continue the simulation

3) Choose the proper word from the Silly Sniglets section at the end of this scenario, and go to the AirLeg indicated

The desperate attempt by a homeowner to
“talk” his overflowing toilet into backing

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