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Does FS9 Have A Guage for True North?

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Hello,

I have been trying to perfect my Celestial Navigation (CelNav) as opposed to just following a magenta line on the GPS.  I attempted a flight from Whitehorse (CYXY) to Stevens Anchorage (PANC) which was a distance of 457nm.  I embarked attempting to use the brilliant "Bubble Sextant."  Long story short, I ended up near Eielson AFB, some 200-ish nm north of my intended destination.  "What happened?" I thought when I took a glimpse at my GPS.  Well, the problem was my not taking Magnetic Declination" into account or adjustment.  Armed with new knowledge I tried the same flight.  Only 20nm north of PANC this time.  A 90% improvement, but not good enough in anything other than clear skies and hight clouds.

Like the subject says, I am looking for a gauge(?) which will allow me to check the difference in my magnetic compass heading against the True North standard.  I attempted to search for over six hours (no joke), so I am here to seek assistance from those far wiser than myself.  Does anyone else miss Opa? :)

Thanks for reading.

Calvin

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