Single LOP Landfall procedure


Single line of position landfall procedure

"The celestial landfall is the most certain method of reaching destination....If your destination is a small oceanic island without a radio, you may need celestial." AFM 51-40 (1951) Page 304

Federal Aviation Regulations, Part 63, Navigator Flight Test  see test item 34


Navigator's Information File (1944)


     "Landfalls - The safest way to get to destination"

 Pages 3-17-1 through 3-17-3



Air Navigation, Weems (1938)


Pages 394 & 395


Pages 396 & 397


Celestial Air Navigation, TM 1-206 (1941)

Page 108 & 109

Page 110 & 111

Page 174 & 175

Page 176 & 177

American Air Navigator, Mattingly (1944)

Page 157

Page 158



Air Navigation, 1945

Pages 259 to 263



Air navigation, FM 1-30, (1940)

Page32, FM1-30


Page 33




Air Navigation, AFM 51-40 (1973)



Page 16-5


Page 16-6


Page 16-7


Air Navigation, AFM 51-40 (1951)


Page 304







Page 305




Page 306




Page 307




Page 308





Page 309


Page 310


Page 311


Air Navigation, H.O 216 (1967)


Page 197


Page 198


Page 199


Precision Astrolabe, Rogers (1971)
Page 238
Page 239
Page 267
Page 268



The American Flight Navigator, Dohm (1958)
Page 116
Page 117

Recent landfall approach evaluation of Noonan's method
















































































































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