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Compass Rose



It needs to be magnetic.  Aircraft compasses are all on the magnetic platform.  
They cant point at some imaginary true north point since the correction factor 
is different at every airport.

Ken Ross, PE
NGC Corp

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On Jul 21, 2011, at 1:13 PM, "spatteso@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" 
<spatteso@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Our local EAA and 99's want to paint a compass rose at the airport. They have 
>asked for true north to be staked for them. Everything I have seen refers to 
>magnetic north for a compass rose. Has anyone else used true north and how did 
>you indicate that?
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