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Author Topic: Taking bearings  (Read 181 times)

October 17, 2020, 11:23:10 AM
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We would find it useful in training to be able to switch on a grid over the field of view from inside or outside the wheelhouse, giving bearings to objects in view (approaching vessels, aids-to-navigation, etc) to the nearest degree. It would be nice to simulate a hand compass, or some such, but it would be a lot easier to just toggle a scale on/off with a keypress. It would be good to have both True and Magnetic available, or set in one of the ini files. What about variation? Set in the appropriate World ini?
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Bob.

October 25, 2020, 03:10:52 PM
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Perhaps Gyro bearing from a crosshair in the binolcular ?  Then you could model checking for gyro error also and the consequences of having a large gyro error