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The Journal of Navigation
  • ISSN: 0373-4633 (Print), 1469-7785 (Online)
  • Editor: Nick Randall MSc FRIN 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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Royal Institute of Navigation news

  • Satnav project for GA
  • 21 March 2018
  • The GAINS project aims to demonstrate how GNSS and EGNOS can be adapted for use by the GA community. The General Aviation Improved Navigation and Surveillance (GAINS) project, coordinated by Institute Corporate Member Helios, aims to demonstrate how concepts - enabled by GNSS and EGNOS for scheduled airlines - can be adapted for use by the GA community....
  • The vernal equinox
  • 20 March 2018
  • Asronomical Spring starts today in the northern hemisphere. At 1615 UTC (~GMT) on 20 March 2018, the Sun crosses the celestial equator going northwards - the...
  • European Radio Navigation Plan published
  • 19 March 2018
  • The comprehensive (185-page) ERNP was published by the European Commission on 12 March 2018. The Plan includes: a comprehensive description of the status of...