Airienteering with 13MIKE

by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller

AirLeg 106

1) When “9.0DME from LAX VOR, turn RIGHT towards “HOLLYWOOD PARK

2) Line up on final approach course for LAX's runway 25L

“The Europeans advent into heavier than air machines was made possible thanks to a charming Brazilian inventor named Alberto Santos-Dumont. He built a box-kite airplane where each wing was a box kite, and a third box-kite was suspended ahead of the aircraft to provide control. He flew it for eight seconds in the first motor powered heavier than air flight in Europe. The box-kite construction made it light weight - about half that of the Wright brothers' biplane!”

3) Go to AirLeg 60

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