compass calibration

compass calibration

[′käm·pəs ‚kal·ə′brā·shən]
(navigation)
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If you need to set up or repaint your airfield's Compass Rose, then you also need to check out the compass calibration information found in Chapter 4 of TM 11-4920-292-15, Magnetic Compass Calibrator Set, AN/ASM-339(V)1.
For example, during preflight briefs for the IFV, some squadron compass calibration program managers have told pilots, "If the standby compass is within +/- 5 degrees of the heading (i.e., 000), it's good to go.
This phenomena is not limited to smaller programs, like Electrostatic Discharge Program (ESD) or Compass Calibration, but affects major programs, like Tool Control, Central Technical Publications Library (CTPL), or FOD.
Kiese said: "Whether it is diving inspections, lifeboat maintenance and repair services, compass calibrations, CO2 bottle refills, load testing of cargo cranes through to dry docking or hull or damage surveys, we are providing visibility and transparency in a competitive market place."