General Navigation
Abbreviation: ZRNAVI Load: 45(L) + 27(E) + 0(LE) + 18(S) + 0(FLE) + 0(PEE)
Lecturers in charge: dr. sc. Doris Novak
dr. sc. Tomislav Radišić
Lecturers: Petar Andraši mag. ing. aeronaut. ( Exercises, Seminar )
doc. dr. sc. Tomislav Radišić ( Exercises, Seminar )
Course description: Solar system. The shape and size of the Earth. Time and time conversion. Course, heading, and track in aviation navigation. Distance. Navigation aids and tools. Earth magnetism, flight course. Maps and Aeronautical charts. Map projections and their properties. Dead reckoning navigation. Flight speed and altitude. Wind in navigation. Navigation preparation for flight (general, previous, operational). In-flight navigation procedures. 1:60 rule. Use of FMS in navigation. Inertial navigation system. The basics of baric, grid and astronomical navigation.
Lecture languages: - - -
Compulsory literature:
1. D. Novak: Zrakoplovna računska navigacija, Fakultet prometnih znanosti, Zagreb, 2012.
2. General Navigation, JAA ATPL Training, Oxford Aviation Training Ltd., 2001.
3. General Navigation, Nordian Aviation Training Systems, 2006.
Recommended literature:
4. Thom, T.: Meteorology and Navigation, Aviation Theory Center (Sales) Pty., Williamstown, 1995.
5. Thom, T.: The Air Pilot' Manual, Airlife Publishing, Shrewsbury, 1996.
6. General Navigation, JAA ATPL Training, Atlantic Flight training Ltd, Jeppesen Sanderson, 2004.
L - Lectures
E - Exercises
LE - Laboratory exercises
S - Seminar
FLE - Practical foreign language exercises
PEE - Physical education excercises
* - Not graded