19 March 2001
OUTLINE OF INSTRUCTION
Lesson Topic 4.2:
Electronic classroom presentation with slides
Partially supported by this lesson topic:
Upon completion of this unit of instruction the student
naval aviator will demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals
of air navigation skills necessary for primary naval
Completely supported by this lesson topic:
Name the two main types of Lambert conformal charts.
Describe the characteristics of the two main types of
Lambert conformal charts.
Define great circle.
State why a great circle route is desirable for
Define heading, course, and track.
Describe the relationship between heading, course, and
Define magnetic variation.
Using magnetic variation, convert between True
directions and Magnetic directions.
Using the navigation plotter and dividers, plot
courses and measure directions to a tolerance of +/-
one degree and a distance to within +/- 1/2 nautical
Using a navigation plotter and chart, locate
geographic points and plot the positions to within +/-
1/2 nautical mile using degrees and minutes of
Plot an aircraft's geographic position based on its
relationship to a TACAN station.
Explain the global timekeeping system.