GPS in Flight

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Re: GPS in Flight

Postby ShawnM » Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:32 pm

TimTaylor wrote:....... you will need a paper chart.

What's a paper chart? I'm confused. They still make these? :lol:

My iPad mini has a bigger screen than my Aera 660 so I'd probably whip that out in the event of a GPS outage for a sectional. The ForeFlight sectional will certainly fit the bill and get me home, or wherever I'm going. It'll be like in the "old days" of flying. :mrgreen:

I also have never heard of an outage or a PIREP about an outage in Florida or South Georgia. This doesn't mean they dont happen. We have a lot of military bases here.

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Re: GPS in Flight

Postby TimTaylor » Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:05 pm

TimTaylor wrote:Of course, without the display, you will need a paper chart.

Most of us carry multiple digital devices that fill the bill.
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