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Charts now free for download

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DPD1

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Others more in the know probably figured this out already, but it was news to me... You can now download most of the FAA charts...

Digital Products

Obviously they provide the most basic freq info... But they are very helpful when you try and figure out who's going where. The paper ones are still good to have though. I bought two new paper copies of the WAC charts for my area and spliced them together to make one large wall chart. Very helpful for seeing all the restricted areas and control points.

Other good charts are the sectionals, helicopter route, and the VHF US wall planning map is also nice. They stopped making available the older DOD ONC type charts... but honestly, the WAC charts are better anyway.
 

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Sure is nice to see these finally being made public. There is *alot* of cool stuff that you can do with the GeoTIFF rasters.

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