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Lindbergh's Grandson Solo Flight  
User currently offlineCaptjetblast From Argentina, joined Aug 2001, 289 posts, RR: 0
Posted (14 years 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1225 times:

Lindbergh's grandson completed his solo flight, as his grandfather did many years ago.
Of course GPS did a great job in helping him completing the task.

But Charles Lindbergh used deduced reckoning — which is basically holding a compass
and guessing at the wind. Was it a magnetic compass? If so, how could he rely on a
needle shaken by the normal vibration of the engine?

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