Saab340 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 320 posts, RR: 2 Posted (13 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3478 times:
I have been wondering for a quite a while now what is this checkboard that is found near Kai Tak? I know this is probably a dumb question or most likey has been answered before but please anyone with a good explaination please help me out!
D-AIGW From Hong Kong, joined Jul 2001, 261 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (13 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 3379 times:
I remember reading that before the IGS was introduced, the pilots would fly at a heading of 088 while aiming at the checkerboard... and before they crash into the hill, they would execute a 47-degree right turn.