approach plates

approach plates

Detailed charts that allow a pilot to approach an airport and safely land under extremely poor visibility conditions. These approach plates provide information so that the pilot, utilizing both ground-based navigation devices and electronic equipment in the airplane, may fly without being able to see the ground.
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WAAS GPS position information from GTN(TM) 650/750, GNS(TM) 430W/530W navigators, or GDL 88/84 with an internal WAAS receiver can be used to power features like ForeFlight Mobile's moving map, geo-referenced approach plates, and taxi diagrams to enhance situational awareness in the air and on the ground.
The avionics suite also includes high resolution digital maps, electronic charts and approach plates, ADS-B transponder and optional HTAWS and XM satellite links.
FAA reviews chart distribution policies AeroNav Products, the FAA's division that produces aeronautical charting products, has begun a revision of its policies covering electronic distribution of products including digital charts and approach plates, with the changes to take effect over the coming months.
It can be used by pilots to obtain clear printouts of weather maps, approach plates, electronic charts and other graphical information, at print speeds of up to 5 seconds per page in text mode.
We still had all the VFR and IFR charts and approach plates sitting on the console, so grabbing my flight bag, I quickly stuffed all of them into it.
Pilots will have access to all approach plates currently published by AeroNav, which encompasses over 15,000 charts and over 2,900 airports in the U.
As we answered approach calls, we thought our wingman was too quiet and was probably troubleshooting with the PCL or looking at approach plates.
SOLIDFX Jeppesen Chart Readers Put Worldwide Approach Plates In Air Journey Cockpits with a Small, Portable, Simple-To-Use Device
IS&S provides own-ship position overlaid on the Jeppesen charts and maps, including en-route, approach plates, taxi ways and other geo-referenced charts.
We later learned the short field gear for 27L was gone; it wasn't posted in the NOTAMs, nor had it been taken out of the approach plates.
21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HELI-EXPO -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its Sentinel Multi-Function Display and Navigation System has been upgraded to include a new display for improved cockpit flexibility and new software features to improve the system capability, as well as approach plates and airport diagrams.
This data includes approach plates, flight manuals, operation manuals, flight checklists and other maps and documentation.