June 1999 Issue

Letters 06/99

JeppView Views
With regard to your article about plates from Jeppesen on CD-ROM, I strongly prefer Jeppesen over NOS approach charts. But I hate doing the updates every two weeks, especially when I never use 80 percent of the approach plates in the subscription.

So with JeppView, I have found a good solution that works for me: At home, I print only the charts that I need on Jeppesen’s pre-punched paper. Contrary to the article, I have found them easy and fast to print with my ink-jet printer.

I also subscribe to the NOS approach plates. I just toss the appropriate ones into my briefcase for use in an emergency. For most of my trips, everything I need fits into one Jeppe...

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