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The Calculator Side of the E6B Flight Computer Conversion of Nautical Miles to Statute Miles and Vice Versa Speed, Distance, and Time Computations Fuel Computations True Airspeed and Density Altitude Corrected (Approximately True) Altitude Off-Course Correction Radius of Action Other Conversions Temperature Conversions The Wind Side of the Gleim E6B Flight Computer Determining Magnetic Heading …
VHF Omnidirectional Range | A VHF Omnidirectional Range is commonly called a VOR. In some ways, it is like a more-advanced NDB. To understand what the VOR does take a look at the chart below. Notice the large blue VOR ring, indicating that there is a VOR station at the center. We will dig into what that all means to you as... | #Airspace, #Instruments, #Navigation
I have been publishing Youtube videos that show how to navigate using your map and compass. There is a lot that goes into navigation and a lot to know about the map and how to find your way. When it comes down to the actual practice of navigation, the experience is king. The best way … Continue reading "Navigation With Your Home Simulator"
Establishing Two-Way Radio Communications | To enter class C or D airspace you only need to establish two-way radio communications. You will also need two-way communications to enter class A or B airspace, along with some other requirements. How to establish two-way communications Tune the frequency of the facility you want to establish ... | #Airspace, #Communication, #Landing, #Regulations
Flight Instruments: Airspeed Indicator | The speed of an aircraft through the air determines its performance in many ways. Source: cometaviationsupplies.co.za How does the indicator work? A basic airspeed indicator is a mechanical device that compares pressure from the pitot tube to pressure from the static port. The static port is... | #Airspeed, #Ice, #Instruments, #PitotStatic
Class C Airspace | Class C airspace surrounds airports that are very big, but not as big as airports in Class B airspace. It is shaped like an upside-down wedding cake but with fewer rings than class B airspace has. For example, Lehigh Valley International (pictured below) has an inner ring that extends from the... | #Airspace, #Atc, #Communication, #Weather