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Re: Computerized A/C

Venky's Velocity Hangar wrote:
> >I've downloaded the navaid database from the NFDC (National
> >Flight Data Center).
> According to the people that wrote the GTE DUAT system, the raw data
> obtained from the Govt. contains too many errors to trust your life to.
> Apparently all the commercial vendors spend a significant amount of time
> correcting errors which contributes to the price. I had verified this from
> the raw tapes I had obtained about two years ago. I do not know if the
> situation has improved. This does not imply that the data is useless just
> that you should take that possibility into account for any intended use of
> the data.
> Venky

Having consulted with RMS Technology (FliteSoft Filght planning & VISTA
moving maps) for many years I can assure you that much of this data is
invalid.  I wrote many editing programs to try and find the junk.  That
is why you pay a real premium for Jepp data.

// James F. Agnew
// Tampa, FL
// Velocity 173 FG Elite ( http://www.VelocityAircraft.com/ ) under