Measuring Distance for VFR Ded Reckoning

Very impressed with the new VFR charts. I decided to go back to my early days of pilot training and duplicate some basic flights devoid of any GPS or navaids. Just Mark 1 eyeball, compass, watch, Kane E6B “prayer wheel” and a steady heading. The only problem is whilst I can deduce my time and heading it is difficult to measure distance especially when you are zooming in and out on the map to include a pair of nav fixes. What would be great is a ruler similar to Google Earth where you can get your nautical miles and even track with a couple of clicks. Has anyone found a good way to do this?


72 yr old Peter



Yes a bearing and distance ruler is planned and will come in a future update!



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