Which Way Is Up?

To start a heated discussion at your next hangar-flying session, ask which is better: high vs. low-wing, tailwheel vs. nosewheel, or track up vs. north up on a moving map.

Expect vigorous debate on how best to orient your moving map. Here, I’ll address that debate about the best orientation. But rather than reiterating all the opinions, I’ll focus on what the published scientific research completed in the 1980s and 1990s had to say on that specific question. Life Before Moving Maps Remember the old […]
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