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magnetic course

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a course whose bearing is given relative to the magnetic meridian of the area. Unabridged
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  • Enter the actual magnetic course to the hundredth of a degree, and distance to the hundredth of a mile.
  • Ensure the examinee is familiar with airspace, map symbols, and can plot a magnetic course.
British Dictionary definitions for magnetic course

magnetic course

an aircraft's course in relation to the magnetic north Also called magnetic heading
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