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Magnetic Compasses with Remote Control: Details of an Important Contribution to the Science of Aerial Navigation by a Leading German Firm

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 August 1929

Abstract

THE basis of all navigation is the compass. It will therefore be readily understood that for years the greatest efforts have been made to improve the compass, to make it come up to all the requirements of flight. Unfortunately, this is only possible by means of a compromise, because the qualities required in a good compass, as far as construction is concerned, tend to contradict one another. These desiderata are:

Citation

Hauptmann, F. (1929), "Magnetic Compasses with Remote Control: Details of an Important Contribution to the Science of Aerial Navigation by a Leading German Firm", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 1 No. 8, pp. 278-278. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb029192

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