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VOR to VOR: How do i find the airfield?

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Hey, i'm trying to learn VOR to VOR navigation, like.. for the good old planes i have that have no GPS/INS/FMC onboard.
I'm having a hard time finding a tutorial that also covers how to get to the airfield.

Now, taking of and following my route isn't a problem. But when i passed my last waypoint, how do i get to the destination airfield?
I've been searching for a couple of days now but i can't seem to find anything  :mellow:.

Regards,
Dominique  ^_^

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Find an approach chart of your destination. That will tell you how to get from the last waypoint in your flightplan to the runway. Alternatively, if your aiport has a VOR or NDB you can fly to that and do a pattern to land. Have a look in the FSX tutorial flihts if you don't know how to fly a pattern.

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Find an approach chart of your destination. That will tell you how to get from the last waypoint in your flightplan to the runway. Alternatively, if your aiport has a VOR or NDB you can fly to that and do a pattern to land. Have a look in the FSX tutorial flihts if you don't know how to fly a pattern.

I'll look in the tutorial again,

Thanks for the reply  :lol:

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If you are flying in the US, go to airnav.com and get the sectional or hi/low altitude enroute charts, then plan your route

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Plot the outbound radial from the VOR to the airport. Set that on your VOR and center the CDI.  A distance/speed/time calculation will get you there.

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VFR sectional and pen and paper. I use roads, power lines and mountain features to figure out where I am. VOR and NDB is used to triangulate too.

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Hey, i'm trying to learn VOR to VOR navigation, like.. for the good old planes i have that have no GPS/INS/FMC onboard.

I'm having a hard time finding a tutorial that also covers how to get to the airfield

This is IMO  the best best  site to get  vor to vor , since it will give you  the weather, landing  charts on large airports etc,  you have  to plan your route  first though

http://skyvector.com/

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You can find information about VOR/NDB navigation and reading charts etc. in the Angle of Attack Aviator90 video lessons. Check out there website, it's a whole series of video lessons for free.

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This has everything you need to know about VOR and other non GPS navigations

 

http://www.navfltsm.addr.com/vor-nav.htm

 

http://www.navfltsm.addr.com/vor-appr.htm

 

http://www.navfltsm.addr.com/vor-appr-pt2.htm?

Thanks! I'll be sure to read those!

 

VFR sectional and pen and paper. I use roads, power lines and mountain features to figure out where I am. VOR and NDB is used to triangulate too.

It's a bit hard in true darkness :(

I often fly in germany, and there are areas i pass that have little to no lightning by streetlights and stuff.

 

You can find information about VOR/NDB navigation and reading charts etc. in the Angle of Attack Aviator90 video lessons. Check out there website, it's a whole series of video lessons for free.

I'm already subscribed there, i'll be sure to take a look again.

 

You can also use VfrFlight to find radials without planning your route.

 

Here is how to do it:

http://vfrflight.org/en/documentation.html#1_6

I already got a flight planner, but i'll check this one out too.

 

 

 

Thanks for the help everybody  :lol:

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