How to Read Aeronautical Charts


All Over the Map has a short primer on how to read aeronautical charts—that is to say, the VFR aeronautical charts put out by the FAA. Neat—I’ve encountered these charts before but always wondered how to decipher them.

Author: Jonathan Crowe

Jonathan Crowe blogs about maps at The Map Room. His essays and reviews have been published by AE, Calafia, The New York Review of Science Fiction, the Ottawa Citizen, Strange Horizons and He lives in Shawville, Quebec.