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Revisiting VOR Navigation (Ground School)
Computer Pilot (2007)
  • David Ison
Abstract
With so much talk about the Global Positioning System (GPS) it is easy to forget about the true backbone of air navigation--the Very High Frequency Omni-directional Range or VOR. Worldwide, the majority of air traffic continues to rely on VOR navigation, at least at some point during their flight. While GPS is slowly chipping away at the VOR's stronghold on air navigation, it will continue to be a big player for quite some time. Considering its importance, there is no time like the present to revisit the topic of VORs from what they are to how to use them.
Keywords
  • Global Positioning System,
  • air navigation,
  • GPS,
  • Very High Frequency Omnidirectional Range,
  • VOR,
  • aircraft instrument displays,
  • flight simulators
Disciplines
Publication Date
April, 2007
Publisher Statement
This journal also known as Computer Pilot Magazine.
Citation Information
David Ison. "Revisiting VOR Navigation (Ground School)" Computer Pilot Vol. 11 Iss. 4 (2007) p. 70 - 75 ISSN: 1324-7336
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/david_c_ison/115/