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Air transport navigation for pilots and navigators

Peter H. Redpath

Air transport navigation for pilots and navigators

by Peter H. Redpath

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Published by Pitman .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby P.H.Redpath and J.M.Coburn.
ContributionsCoburn, James M.
The Physical Object
Pagination612p.
Number of Pages612
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13654368M

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Air transport navigation for pilots and navigators by Peter H. Redpath Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is a source of reference for navigators and navigator students. This text explains how to measure, chart the earth, and use flight instruments to solve basic navigation problems. It also contains data pertaining to flight publications, mission planning, in-flight procedures, and low-level navigation/5(4).

Air transport navigation for pilots and navigators. New York, Chicago, Pitman Pub. Corp. [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Redpath; James M Coburn; Alexander Klemin. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Redpath, Peter H.

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