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What do the partially filled circles on skyvector mean? [duplicate]

What does a partially filled weather status circle signify on Skyvector.com ?
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Why do both east and west isogonic lines tilt toward the west as they go north?

Here is a picture of the 3 degree east isogonic line just north of Tulsa, OK. Here is a picture of the 4 degree west isogonic line just east of Nashville, TN. They both trend westward in relation to ...
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where can i get a aviation map of korea with the moes, and highways and vectors

ive been searching for a aviation map of South Korea and cant find anyone that sells it. does anyone know where I can find one for flight planning
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How to obtain transformation parameters between the Vertical Reference System EGM-96 and a Local Geoid Model? [closed]

Dear Mr/Mrs Geodesy Engineer, Cartographers and AIS Specialists I have a quite deep question here, AIP data locations are determined by geographic coordinates /X & Y axis/ and vertical values /Z ...
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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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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 ...