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Night navigation training

Posted by Trevor Farmer
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Thu, 04/05/2017

Thirsday night was used to reinforce blind navigation training for masters and operational cres and local area familiarisation for our trainee crew members

MR1 was used to run radar bearing, range ring, use of depth contours, GPS plot and GPS error against actual radar picture.

Trainees ran a manual chart plot with depth, location every 10 minutes whilst still acting as the primary lookouts as the navigation team wer locatimng and approaching targets in Porirua harbour

DPA was Doug, our UTO/USO who was busy at base updating equipmemnt records


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