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Published on January 27th, 2017 | by Mark Dwyer

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VFR Navigation Poll

We all know that legally we need to carry a current aeronautical paper chart onboard with us while we’re flying but how many of us actually use it for primary navigation? We’d like to know what you use for navigation when you go VFR flying. The last paper chart was published in 2013 and hundreds of wind turbines and other obstacles have since been erected. Is it time to accept digital charts as a legal substitute for the paper chart? Let us know your thoughts over on the forum . Please vote below!


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About the Author

Mark Dwyer

Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.



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