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Old 09-07-2014, 06:58 AM   #31  
lstorm2003
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Originally Posted by aviatorhi View Post
Yeah until you get to an airport that ONLY has a NDB/DME... But you don't need that ancient stuff do ya?

Or when the DME is on MEL and the FO can't figure out what a "crossing radial" is.

Relying on easy mode all the time because it's always there is not necessarily a recipe for disaster, but it is a recipe for bad airmanship.
NAV NDB OTS

It is the policy of the faa to decommission them as this inevitably happens to the rest of them. They are too expensive to fix. I guess enjoy them for the next few years?
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