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.

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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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