"It's not coming from any compass course," said Terry shortly.
Rick set a compass course for St. Thomas, flying just under the clouds.
On board ship dead reckoning is the compass course for direction and the reading of the log for distance.
For a while they flew along above the cloud, following the compass course.
That would have meant plotting a compass course around a turn.
The main-sheet was paid out as Jack bore away to take the compass course for Cobourg.
Steering the boat on a compass course, Orloff devoted his whole attention to his task.
Rick thought that one over as he climbed out of the valley and set a compass course south to Baguio.
I lost them immediately but took a compass course in the direction we were headed.
There was no apparent road, but Sandy chose a compass course between the sage for the first few miles, then skirted the mesquite.