Airienteering with 13MIKE

by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller

AirLeg 15

“In Lindbergh's crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, his landfall, which occurred 28 hours after takeoff, was only three miles off course over the Irish coast!”

1) When abeam “Dodger Stadium”, press “P” to pause the simulation

Record your:

Radial from VNY VOR____________________(45 pts)

DME from VNY VOR_____________________(40 pts)

Radial from LAX VOR____________________(35 pts)

Radial from SLI VOR_____________________(30 pts)

Altitude_______________________________(25 pts)

VSI       _______________________________(15 pts)

What visual check point is coming on your LEFT?

             _______________________________(10 pts)

2) Press “P” to continue the simulation

“Although the number of attempts increased steadily from Lindbergh's flight on, crossing the North Atlantic by aeroplane remained a hazardous venture until 1937, when the first experimental commercial services were flown by Lufthansa, Imperial Airways, and Pan American.”

3) Who started the first aircraft factory in the United States?

If your answer is the “Wright Brothers”, go to AirLeg 46

If your answer is “Glenn Curtiss”, go to AirLeg 69

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