Last chapter of this quick-dive into the effects of the Magnetic Variation on the daily routines of the F-14. Part II pulls off some numbers
I mentioned in other articles the effects of such phenomenon and the impact of a misaligned INS on the navigation. This is a more in-depth
Update I: The LED now works correctly, thanks Mr Heliks for the input! Update II: Making the CMD button work has been an interesting endeavour.
A friend I met on Sabre Squadron’s Discord, Ali, spotted on Ebay a bunch on unserviceable old TACANs, previously used on RAF Jaguars. He bought
TACAN is an acronym after Tactical Air Navigation system. It’s primary job is easing navigation by proving range and bearing to a known point (more
The INS is a fundamental component of many operations aboard the F-14 and it degrades naturally over time. High-G and aggressive manoeuvres can accelerate the