A critical reference tool for any navigator, the ninth edition of the Aeronautical Chart User's Guide presents the most up-to-date information on charts adhering to Visual Flight Rule (VFR) Instrument Flying Rule (IFR). Hundreds of color images throughout the book are paired with easy-to-understand explanations and definitions. This concise guide allows pilots and students to successfully pre-plan flight paths through any type of environment from man-made obstacles to natural terrain. In addition, the updated Aeronautical Chart User's Guide is a great study aid for current pilots who are preparing for additional certification and for potential pilots who are interested in applying for their first license.
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