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Map Distances

Jamie4590 Guest

Something I find very frustrating in FS is none of the map screens give you any indication of the distances when you zoom in and out. Is there any way of knowing what they are without painstakingly working it out for each map view?

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CRJCapt Chief Captain

No, it's not designed with that feature. The scale would change with each click of the mouse.

Jamie4590 Guest

Although the scale changes when you zoom in and out has anyone recorded the distances? Maybe for the view when the airport glideslopes first appear?

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CRJCapt Chief Captain

Those green icons are the Localizer and they appear to be about 5 NM in length(nothing to do with there usable range). Another thing to remember is that 1 degree of latitude is 60 NM(doesn't work with longitude).

Jamie4590 Guest

Thats helpful. Cheers. 😀

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