Remember VORs?

Back before any aircraft were made from fiberglass, we thought VORs were high tech. Although their numbers are shrinking, it's still a good idea to know how to use them.

Area navigation using GPS has been around (for us) for about 30 years. Before that we did mostly the same thing using LORAN for a while. But, the National Airspace System was designed around VHF Omni- Range navigation stations, VORs, that long preceded GPS. Technically, there are three types: VORs that just provide azimuth information, […]
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