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Description

An explanation of how planes use bearings to navigate. Navigating in a car is easy: you have roads, maps and signposts to help. When you're flying a plane there is nothing to guide you. We learn how bearings are used as an extension to the basic N, S, E and W compass points to help pilots navigate.
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First broadcast:
13 February 1995

Classroom Ideas

As a background to a topic on bearings or angle measuring.

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