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Path discrepancies between great circle and rhumb lineA simulation of a mathematical model to compute path discrepancies between great circle and rhumb line flight paths is presented. The model illustrates that the path errors depend on the latitude, the bearing, and the trip length of the flight.
Document ID
19870009094
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Kaul, Rajan (Ohio Univ. Athens, OH, United States)
Date Acquired
September 5, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 1987
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Langley Research Center Joint University Program for Air Transportation Research, 1983
Subject Category
AIRCRAFT COMMUNICATIONS AND NAVIGATION
Report/Patent Number
TM-98
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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