Airienteering with 13MIKE

by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller

AirLeg 40

1) Turn RIGHT towards “DANVILLE

2) Climb to “2500” feet

“Is what you 're doing called pilotage or dead reckoning? Well, if you 're navigating by reference to visible landmarks (which you're not!), then that's pilotage. Whereas, dead reckoning is navigation along a predetermined course, based on time, speed, and distance calculations. The effects of wind are included when you do those calculations. Because you draw plotted lines, throw in the weight of winds, and then wait until you 're supposedly there, a lot of what you 're doing, here in Airienteering, is dead reckoning. Makes you want to tap your feet, doesn 't it!”

3) Intercept airway “V28” outbound from OAK VOR

4) According to the International Civil Aviation Organization phonetic alphabet, the letter “O” is pronounced:

If your answer is “October”, go to AirLeg 2

If your answer is “Oscar”, go to AirLeg 22

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