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Features January 2014 Issue

Jeppesen vs. AeroNav

Cessna vs. Piper. High-wing vs. low-wing. Jeppesen vs. AeroNav are all classic ongoing aviation debates. No matter what you prefer, chart familiarity is essential for the IFR pilot.

In a pinch, you may only have access to one type of chart, and it might not be the type youíre familiar with. A good briefing is essential for every departure and approach, and a good knowledge base for the chart type in use will help facilitate that briefing. Letís compare AeroNav and Jeppesen approach charts.Letís use the ILS or LOC Rwy 34 in Roanoke, Virginia for comparison. Ö

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