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Navigation Flight Planner

Postby AS 2 Tom Little » 30 Dec 2018 21:00

If you're looking for a good flight planner and excellent flight companion, I highly suggest Little Navmap. Plus it's free / open source! I used it on my last flight Home for the Holidays - what a nifty "little" program it is 8)

https://albar965.github.io/littlenavmap.html

Maybe, someday Joe and I can work on integrating this cool map progam into myAAS?

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Re: Navigation Flight Planner

Postby Alan Black AS122 » 31 Dec 2018 23:48

I kind of like it. Just started playing around with it, so trying to see what it can and can't do, but I definately like the map view for following along with my flight.

Thanks for pointing it out!

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Re: Navigation Flight Planner

Postby Don Gore » 06 Jan 2019 15:22

Excellent program. Thanks Tom for the link. I cant believe that its free. it works very well for planning flights and following routes published by flightaware. Its especially good for planning flights across the atlantic which FSX was never good at. I use it now for all my flights and highly recommend it.
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Re: Navigation Flight Planner

Postby AS267 Rob » 20 Mar 2019 09:18

I must say for a freebie it pretty good although I have found a few inaccuracies with it compared to Skyvector and the AIP's like missing enroute Navaids and runway information.

For a local jaunt it's fine, long haul not so good. Just my opinion.

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Re: Navigation Flight Planner

Postby AS 2 Tom Little » 20 Mar 2019 11:12

AS267 Rob wrote:I must say for a freebie it pretty good although I have found a few inaccuracies with it compared to Skyvector and the AIP's like missing enroute Navaids and runway information.

For a local jaunt it's fine, long haul not so good. Just my opinion.

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Rob, yes it does use simulator data if you want it to, but did you know that you could load navdata into it (if you have subscription or even an older AIRAC)?

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Re: Navigation Flight Planner

Postby AS267 Rob » 20 Mar 2019 23:22

Thanks, no I didn't know that.

I am not knocking it, I use it occasionally myself for a reference check, I just prefer Sky Vector and AIP for flight planning.

To each his own, just enjoy the hobby is the main thing.

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Re: Navigation Flight Planner

Postby AS 2 Tom Little » 21 Mar 2019 11:23

Oh yes, SkyVector is excellent as well - when I plan airliner flights I use SkyVector; it allows you to retrieve popular flight plans used by airlines and/or GA pilots, very powerful! And the maps are useful too, being aviation maps! I'll need to check out AIP.

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Re: Navigation Flight Planner

Postby AS267 Rob » 21 Mar 2019 12:06

Yes Tom, the AIP's are excellent as they are for real world, many are Jeppeson or the countries goverment charts.

Down under where I live the Australian and New Zealand AIP's come in one bundle for every airport so you jus have to click on the alphabetical listing for your airport information.

Alternately you can just put in the airport four letter code and add the word charts e.g. YBBN Charts or KJFK charts.

Have fun looking and planning.

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