Compass Turns

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Aircraft Compass Turns - Description
... A magnetic compass aboard an aircraft displays the current magnetic heading of the aircraft, i.e ... The compass can be used in turns to verify the aircraft is travelling in the desired direction at the conclusion of a turn ... pole of the earth cause the magnetic compass to have several significant limitations when used for navigation ...

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