February 2007 Issue

Charts and Plates: Air Charts is Top Value

Although we’re all agog about electronic charting, the truth is that the market still prefers paper. Jeppesen’s are the nicest, but Air Charts offers the top value.

The electronic age is here, but not everyone is embracing it yet, especially when it comes choosing between paper and electronic IFR charts and plates. Four out of every five pilots still prefer paper for aeronautical charting, even though paper charts are heavy and tablet computers and other viewing devices have simplified electronic chart viewing.

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