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Understanding GPS with Steve McTaggart
Understanding GPS with Steve McTaggart

Sat, 10 Sept


Speakers' Tent

Understanding GPS with Steve McTaggart

Steve McTaggart, local helicopter pilot, explains all you need to know about GPS Systems!

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Time & Location

10 Sept 2022, 20:00 – 21:00

Speakers' Tent

About the event

His talk will cover:

  • Introduction of Steve and the helicopter
  • What is GPS
  • How it works
  • GPS accuracy etc
  • GPS satellite systems
  • What is a GPS Satellite signal and sources of error
  • WAAS system origins and how it works  (wide area augmentation system)
  • Short video of how GPS works
  • Navigation using compass GPS etc
  • Earth magnetic poles and variation
  • Nextgen navigation a short video
  • Quick round up and any questions


  • FREE

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