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1

DESCRIBE the basic concepts, principles, and terminology used in air navigation

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2

DESCRIBE types of air navigation

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3

DESCRIBE the four basic elements of dead reckoning navigation

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4

DESCRIBE the flight instruments used in dead reckoning navigation

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5

DESCRIBE a great circle route

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6

DESCRIBE Lambert Conformal charts

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DESCRIBE the relationship among heading, course, and track

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8

EXPLAIN magnetic variation

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9

COMPUTE true and magnetic directions using magnetic variation

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10

DESCRIBE the global timekeeping system

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SOLVE global timekeeping problems

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12

LOCATE geographic points on a navigational chart using a navigation plotter to within +/- 1/2 nautical mile and expressed in latitude and longitude

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13

PLOT geographic points on a navigational chart given their latitude and longitude using a navigation plotter to within +/- 1/2 nautical mile

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14

PLOT courses on a navigational chart using a navigation plotter and dividers to within +/- one degree and +/- 1/2 nautical mile

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15

MEASURE directions on a navigational chart using a navigation plotter and dividers to within +/- one degree and +/- 1/2 nautical mile

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16

PLOT an aircraft's geographic position on a navigational chart based on its relationship to a TACAN station using a navigation plotter and dividers to within +/- one degree and +/- 1/2 nautical mile

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DESCRIBE the CR-3 air navigation computer

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18

SOLVE rate problems using the CR-3 computer to a tolerance of +/- one unit on the logarithmic scale

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19

SOLVE fuel conversion problems using the CR-3 computer to a tolerance of +/- one unit on the logarithmic scale

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20

DESCRIBE the effect of air density on true airspeed and Mach number

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21

DEFINE indicated airspeed

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22

DEFINE calibrated airspeed

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23

DEFINE true airspeed

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24

DEFINE ground speed

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25

DESCRIBE the factors affecting the different types of airspeed

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26

CALCULATE true airspeed using the CR-3 air navigation computer given indicated airspeed, calibration data, altimeter setting, indicated altitude, and outside air temperature to within +/- 2 KTS

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27

CALCULATE Mach number using the CR-3 air navigation computer given indicated airspeed, calibration data, altimeter setting, indicated altitude, and outside air temperature to within +/-.01

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28

DESCRIBE the flight planning process as it pertains to air navigation

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29

DESCRIBE the jet log

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30

PERFORM time and fuel planning using the en-route portion of the jet log

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