Tag Archives: Global Positioning System

Boundaries Defined by Technology

by Jonathan Beck UAS Instructor Northland Community & Technical College NSF ATE DroneTECH Principal Investigator Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue It was the shoot down of a Korean passenger jet in 1983 that prompted President Reagan … Continue reading

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ADS-B Proves Valuable On Canada Trip

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue When I started flying to Canada on fishing trips in 1981, we navigated by dead reckoning, sectional charts, and Automatic Directional Finders (ADFs) using Non-Directional Beacons (NDBs) and … Continue reading

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GPS Is The Future of Navigation

by Michael Kaufman After concentrating my column for the last four issues on autopilots, my efforts will now turn to Global Positioning System, better known as “GPS.” When asked what the invention of the decade was, many people say, the … Continue reading

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