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Pre GPS navigation

Pre GPS aircraft navigation is amazing, there is so much to take in and you could be in a Vulcan cruising at neatly 600MPH ( 10 miles a minute ). Using Celestial Navigation they could get their position to within about 5-10 miles, it's more of a black magic art coupled with some science.

I'm sure many of you will enjoy exploring, it's a really interesting subject. I've done a quick search and these three links should give you a starter.

https://timeandnavigation.si.edu/navigating-air/challenges/overcoming-challenges/celestial-navigation

http://virtualskies.arc.nasa.gov/navigation/1.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E6B

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