Airienteering with 13MIKE

by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller

AirLeg 35

1) Turn RIGHT to a heading of “230

“The Wright brothers didn't just jump into the scene of powered aircraft flight. Not until they had developed new wing sections with the help of their primitive wind tunnel, and made more than a thousand flights with their 1901 and 1902 gliders, successfully setting up several distance records, did they then attempt to build a powered aircraft!”

2) Climb to “2500” feet

3) When “15.0” DME from LAX VOR, press “P” to pause simulation

Record your:

Altitude_________________________________(35 pts)

Radial from LAX VOR______________________(30 pts)

VSI       _________________________________(25 pts)

Heading________________________________(15 pts)

What visual check point did you pass on your left?

             _________________________________(10 pts)

4) Press “P” to continue the simulation

“Wilbur and Orville realized that the first essentials were to achieve stability and control. So they first tested their ideas with pilotless gliders which they flew as kites.”

5) What year was the first transatlantic crossing by plane?

If your answer is “1920”, go to AirLeg 2

If your answer is “1919”, go to AirLeg 55

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