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12.38.2

Given a sample deviation card, show how to apply corrections.

12.38.4

Briefly:

(a) describe the construction of a present-day direct-reading compass;

(b) define lubber line;

(c) the functions of the fluid in the compass bowl.

12.38.6

With respect to magnetic dip:

(a) describe what it is;

(b) state how it is compensated for;

(c) define residual dip.

12.38.8

State the effects of:

(a) acceleration error;

(b) turning error.

12.38.10

State the compass pre-flight serviceability checks, and the precautions when carrying magnetic items in an aircraft.

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