> it was a dangerous flight made foolhardy by unpreparedness and it was no surprise that it ended in a disaster at sea, thousands of miles from civilization
As the saying goes “There are old pilots and bold pilots, but no old, bold pilots.”
> It’s good you can do your own work on a vintage bubble-octant.
Unfortunately, as I cracked into the manual and tried to figure it out, I rapidly realized I was totally in over my head. We’ll see how that goes.
Have a good one.