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Question of the week: VFR sectional chart

Article | Mar 10, 2014

Question: On a VFR sectional chart, you see an airport symbol that is magenta with the letter “U” inside the circle. What does that tell you?

Wrangle the weather with these five apps

Apps of the week | Mar 08, 2014

Take a look at five apps designed to help pilots check and track the weather.

Question of the week: Star symbol on VFR chart

Article | Feb 18, 2014

Question: On a VFR sectional chart, you see a star symbol next to the control tower frequency. What does that star symbol tell you?

Charts go electronic with these five apps

Apps of the week | Jan 13, 2014

Charts apps allow users to back up, or even replace, traditional paper charts.

Question of the week: Minimum safe altitude

Article | Jan 13, 2014

Question: A minimum safe altitude (MSA) is published for emergency use on instrument approach charts. Flying at or above the MSA will guarantee how many feet of obstacle clearance?

Airspace change out of sync with Omaha Sectional

Advocacy | Jan 08, 2014

AOPA is alerting pilots that modifications to Minneapolis-St. Paul’s Class B airspace effective Jan. 9 will not appear on the Omaha Sectional until Feb. 6.

IFR Fix: Worse weather wanted

Article | Nov 18, 2013

Before this phase of the flight, terrain was of no concern—a state of situational awareness underscored by the topographic blankness of IFR charts.

Training Tip: Dates and updates

Article | Nov 15, 2013

Knowing that your charts are unexpired before you fly is only part of the job.