Airienteering with 13MIKE

by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller

AirLeg 34


“This place is fairly fascinating! Leland Stanford built the Central Pacific Railroad. He and the Mrs. formed the university as a memorial to their son who died of typhoid fever in 1884. They endowed the university with land for a campus and $20 million. Currently, the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center is a world center for the study of high-energy physics. Stanford's medical school is famous for its work on heart transplants, cancer, and genetic engineering. There have been rumored incidents of pilots who have flown overhead the university, and all of a sudden they began regularly holding altitude, airspeed, heading, and track due to some kind of gene alteration ray aimed at pilots dumb enough to fly over the campus!”

2) Descend to “2500” feet

3) According to the Federal Aviation Regulations manual, what does the abbreviation “AGL” stand for?

If your answer is “Above Ground Level”, go to AirLeg 52

If your answer is “Above Glide sLope”, go to AirLeg 85

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