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post #10 of Old 07-30-2011
MarkSF
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"If it's 2.9 miles and the drift is 4 degrees per mile..then 2.9 x 4 = 11.6 degrees of correction add east ..11.6 + 14 = 25.6 or 26 degrees."

I've never heard leeway being done that way. It's a constant error.

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