Publisher Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1943
Seller ID 28888
58 pp + 48 pp (two sections, individually paged), 7 5/8" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board. Marbled endpapers, b&w maps (some fold-out, printed on light blue paper), drawings/diagrams, formulae, tables. Chapter headings - Air Navigation, Part 1: Principles of Air Navigation; Navigation Systems; Terms Used; Latitude and Longitude; Maps and Charts; Civil Airway; Magnetism in Navigation; Magnetic Phenomena; Compasses; Construction of Aircraft Compass; Compass Errors; Compass Compensation. Air Navigation, Part 2: Navigation by Piloting; Example of Piloting; General Rules for Piloting; Navigation by Dead Reckoning; Course Finding; Dead-Reckoning Preparation; Piloting; Dead-Reckoning Practice; Problems with Dead Reckoning; Interception Problem; Use of Computer; Flight Plan. Light browning to pages - mainly in margins, previous owner's name in ink on free front endpaper.