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A F D, Flight Guide, Or Both?  
User currently offlineWestern727 From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 746 posts, RR: 4
Posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1351 times:

You may remember my post entitled "Jepp or NOS." This is along that same vein, however, this question doesn't bear any real financial implications. Here's the question.

I am an AOPA memeber, and with that I recieve their airport directory, revised on an annual basis, for part of my membership dues. I also have a "Flight Guide" (Compact book of airport diagrams and information - invaluable!) and have been subscribing to their revision service for a few years now. My question is: Am I missing pertinant information by not having the Airport/Facilities Directory to refer to? Fortunately, AFDs are pretty cheap, so it's not a question of money.


Jack @ AUS
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User currently offlineJetguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 1335 times:

What's an Airport/Facilities Directory? That will tell you how much we use them, in fact I can't even remember when the last time I even saw one was. Actually, the handiest source for that information is the AC-U-KWIK guides that you can buy at any airport FBO. Those, together with the airport diagram page of the Jepp charts will give you all the information that you will ever need to know.

User currently offlineXFSUgimpLB41X From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 4195 posts, RR: 37
Reply 2, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1332 times:

An AFD is relaly all you need... it gives all you the pertinent information necessary, plus is really cheap.


Chicks dig winglets.
User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29795 posts, RR: 58
Reply 3, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 1326 times:

The AFD are updated...Every two months.

The Airport directory is annual.

Go with the AFD.

Although the Airport directory usually has more reliable information on where to stay.



OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
User currently offlineIainhol From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1324 times:

I prefer flight guides as it is easier to use, the only thing with AFD's is you might be asked questions on it during your oral.
Iain


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