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Old 10-08-2018, 18:32   #7
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Originally Posted by Badger52 View Post
May I briefly ask what the E6B was used for? (still have one in my flight bag, as well as my Dad's)
Is this a Pathfinder thing? Also, if it was a commonly carried item for just a variety of calculations, did anyone ever carry the circular (smaller/lighter) Jeppesen whiz-wheel?

Thanks for sharing the story (and the M60/tri-pod info); pretty neat.
It's an all-in-one flight calculator. You can find density altitude, time/speed/distance calculations, wind drift, ground speed depending on head/tail wind, mach number (if you need it), fuel burn, etc.
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