Aeronautical chart

November 1, 2007 - 11:14am

The National Geospacial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) last month discontinued public access to Flight Information Publication (Flip) charts for the Caribbean, Central America and South America, eliminating a government source of aeronautical information for those areas.

April 18, 2007 - 10:36am

Today is the deadline for comments on last year’s announcement by the Department of Defense that it plans to remove its flight information publications (FLIP), digital aeronautical flight information file (DAFIF) and related aeronautical navigation digital and hardcopy publications from public sale.

December 4, 2006 - 2:34pm

Jeppesen and Rockwell Collins have teamed up to offer a customer-focused, flexible electronic flight bag (EFB) to airline and military operators. The agreement between the two companies allows them to provide compatible EFB solutions that may include all or part of Jeppesen’s software and data offerings with all or part of Rockwell Collins hardware, software, service and support offerings.

November 27, 2006 - 12:46pm

Jeppesen has announced the addition of three more airlines to the growing list of carriers that are moving away from paper in favor of electronic navigation charts.

November 15, 2006 - 10:25am

British pilots are pushing for true headings to replace degrees magnetic when expressing aircraft direction and bearing. The British Airline Pilots Association and the Royal Institute of Navigation are working to persuade authorities to replace the magnetic reference system because they believe true headings are more accurate and are more cost effective operationally.

November 3, 2006 - 9:10am

The Defense Department will remove its flight information publications, digital aeronautical flight information file and related aeronautical charts and publications from public sale effective October 1 this year.

 
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