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post #15 of Old 11-01-2009
jerryrlitton
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[QUOTE=imagine2frolic;356405]One thing I have found handy when having to have newbies hand steer. Is that left is less when keeping a heading.[/QUOTE]

The way I always taught it is that the compass does not turn, the plane/helicopter/boat turns around the compass and left turns the numbers get smaller.

Jerry

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