Airienteering with 13MIKE

by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller

AirLeg 64

“Glenn Curtiss flew a modified version of Samuel Langley's aerodrome at Hammondsport, New York, eight years after Langley's death. The United States Navy named its first aircraft carrier in honor of Langley. It was sunk in the Java Sea early in 1942.”

1) Turn LEFT and proceed towards “HOLLYWOOD HILLS

2) When crossing the LAX VOR “000” radial, record your:

Altitude_________________________________ (30 pts)

VSI      __________________________________ (25 pts)

“World War II saw a second aircraft carrier named Langley. Langley Air Force Base in Virginia is also named after him. The Hoover vacuum cleaner was named after J. Edgar Hoover's 'under the rug' espionage techniques! California was named after me by an individual who had some spelling difficulties! Miller beer was named in honor of - that's right! Professor Miller!”

3) Go to AirLeg 22

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