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The Journal of Navigation
  • ISSN: 0373-4633 (Print), 1469-7785 (Online)
  • Editors: Nick Randall MSc FRIN The Royal Institute of Navigation, UK and Tony Fyler The Royal Institute of Navigation, UK
  • Editorial board
The Journal of Navigation contains original papers on the science of navigation by man and animals over land and sea and through air and space, including papers presented at meetings of the RIN, and from its special interest groups and other organisations associated with navigation. Papers cover every aspect of navigation, from the highly technical to the descriptive and historical. Subjects include electronics, astronomy, mathematics, cartography, command and control, psychology and zoology, operational research, risk analysis, theoretical physics, operation in hostile environments, instrumentation, ergonomics, financial planning and law.

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  • Winter is upon us
  • 01 December 2016
  • 1 December sees the first day of Winter in meteorological terms. The Met Office defines Winter as the months of December, January and February although, astronomically,...
  • RIN at Flyer Live
  • 30 November 2016
  • Our General Aviation Navigation Group (GANG) will be attending the Flyer Live Show at Telford on 2-3 December. Billed as the 'UK's biggest indoor aviation event', Come and visit the stand to learn about latest trends in navigation, try your hands at a competition, pick up a new GPS user guide and hear about events taking place in 2017 - including TopNav 2017 on 6 May and the Fly/Sail Weekend on 10-11 June....
  • Weather and Sailing 2016 - Presentations
  • 26 November 2016
  • Weather and Sailing 2016 presentations are now available Weather and Sailing 2016 presentations, where available, can now be viewed on the Royal Meteorological Please note that for confidentiality reasons certain content has been removed from some, by the relevant speaker and not all of the presentations are yet available....