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What are these symbols in Garmin Pilot?

When I start editing a flight plan in Garmin Pilot, if I have a distance that is farther (like 1,000 nm or farther) I get these two symbols in the map on the Flight Plan pane: One is a tower and the ...
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What does the “T” on sectional charts mean in reference to airspace altitude?

These are present in the San Francisco class bravo / Oakland class charlie and O'Hare class bravo / Midway class charlie.
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Where can I find Radar Video Maps?

I have been taking a look at Standard Operating Procedures for airports in the N90 TRACON, as is evident from my earlier relevant question. I can see the airspace delegation clearly defining upper ...
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At what minimum height above terrain does a vertical structure need to be indicated on a sectional map?

I recently drove by what seemed like an unusually tall structure and used Google Maps satellite view, its distance measurement tool, and basic trigonometry to calculate that this building (some kind ...
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Where can you find symbols (like these) that aren't on the legend?

I see a lot of these fan like symbols: ...on the Nav Canada Alaska Highway - Fort Nelson to Northway, 1:500,000 VFR Navigation Chart, but they're not anywhere on the map legend. I presume they'...
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How can I create a map of all paths of flights incoming to an airport in a given day?

Is there any where I could find a map overlaid with the paths of all flights that came into a given airport on a given day? I've found a lot of maps that show the current location of all flights, or ...
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On a sectional, is there a way to determine if an airport is an Air Force/Naval base? [duplicate]

On the east coast, we have a lot of Air Force/Naval bases that are listed on sectionals. Is there a quick way to determine that an airport is one of these?
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What is the reason for this route while flying from USA over Cuba?

I was flying from Canada to Jamaica, and just past Florida the plane turned 90 degrees towards Nassau. It then continued over Cuba. Is this because of the situation between Cuba and the United States? ...
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What are the points 1864 and 1922 on this in-flight map? [closed]

This was taken in a Emirates flight Dubai-Paris in December 2015. What are on these 2 locations? Why these numbers? Are they dates?
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When is a VOR shown on maps?

I do not understand when the Compass around a VOR is and is not present on maps. For example, around Kansas City: VOR OJC has been deactivated for quite some time now. But its compass is still ...