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The Flight Navigator Handbook provides information on all phases of air navigation. It is a source of reference for navigators and navigator students. This handbook explains how to measure, chart the earth, and use flight instruments to solve basic navigation problems. It also contains data pertaining to flight publications, preflight planning, in-flight procedures, and low altitude navigation.
A listing of references and supporting information used in this publication is at Appendix A
Mathematical formulas to use as an aid in preflight and in-flight computations are at Appendix B
Chart and navigation symbols are at Appendix C
Celestial Computation Sheet is at Appendix D
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Maps & Charts
Radio Aid Fixing
Computing Altitude and True Azimuth
Plotting and Determining Celestial Line of Position
Special Celestial Techniques
Sextants and Errors of Observation
Pressure Pattern Navigation
Navigation Systems Appendix A - Reference & Supporting information Appendix B - Mathematical Formulas Appendix C - Chart and Navigation Symbols Appendix D - Celestial Computation Sheet
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