Navigation Aids: VOR - QT

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VOR TYPES:

VOR = Very High Frequency Omnidirectional Range.

VOR/DME = VOR with Distance Measuring Equipment (DME).

VORTAC = VOR with TACAN (military use only).


VOR SERVICE VOLUMES:

Line of sight.


TERMINOLOGY:

OBS = Omnibearing Selector.

CDI = Course Deflection Indicator.

Cone of Confusion = Area near the VOR where signal is unreliable.

Reverse Sensing = Pilot induced error giving erroneous information.


TIME AND DISTANCE CALCULATIONS:


ANNOTATING VOR CHECKS:

SLED

S = Signature.

L = Location.

E = Error Amount.

D = Date.


VOR CHECK TYPES:

VOT = VOR Test Facility. +/-4.

Ground Check. +/-4.

Airborne Check.+/-6.

Dual VOR Check. 4 degree difference.

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