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Do Tiger Moths use Tom Toms?

Having got on the wrong side of a GPS system over my Pre-War Prescott weekend, when it led me and my carrier up a very narrow, very steep road instead of the sensible way round, I wondered how one navigates when flying a pre-war plane like Paul Harvey’s Tiger Moth.   71 more words

Norway of Arabia : Ahoy there!

Employee Profile : Dalal Darwish

Growing up in Oman, I thus, have always harboured a love for all things ocean and mountain and desert. It’s a lovely combination, no doubt- and that obviously reflects in the design projects that I embark on.

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Why maps beat GPS every time


 By Caitlin Kelly

Call me old-fashioned, but how I love a paper map!

Laminated or not, a map offers so many specific details about where I’m headed, from elevation to campsites to the width of the road to the locations of airports, hospitals — even windmills! 619 more words


Royal Institute of Navigation award for 'Sextant'

On 16 July I went to the Royal Geographical Society to receive the ‪#‎RoyalInstituteofNavigation‬ Certificate of Achievement from the Patron, the Duke of Edinburgh – in recognition of my ‘contribution to the history and popularisation of navigation’ through my book ‘Sextant’. 48 more words

Unhaggle | How to Navigate Across the Roughest Terrains in Canada

Written and researched by Elliot Chan for Unhaggle.com | May 13, 2014 |

The advancement of global positioning system (GPS) has changed the way we travel. 1,084 more words


Any Port

We were walking along the pathway beside the boat marina in North Fremantle recently and noticed this art feature in the pavement. It names the eight directions from a boat – quite interesting for landlubbers who wouldn’t know their port beam from their starboard quarter. 45 more words