VFR MAPHelp

Controls

The control panel is in the top left corner of the screen. The zoom buttons are in the top right corner.

Here you can:

For zooming, you can also use the scrollwheel of your mouse or, in case of iPhone and iPod, pinch-to-zoom gestures.

Charts

There are five types of FAA charts in the pull-down menu.

When you zoom in too far, you may see blank tiles with a small gray cross in the middle. These tiles identify areas for which no data is available at the current zoom level.

Airport / Facility Directory

At higher zoom levels, you will see small blue dots overlying many airports. These are airport markers. When you click or tap on a marker, you will see the Airport / Facility Directory listing for the corresponding airport, as illustrated below:

Click or tap anywhere on the listing to close it.

The Airport / Facility Directory can also be accessed using this interface: http://afdsearch.com.