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Old 10th Mar 2019, 09:36
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Originally Posted by Old King Coal View Post
If that were the case, the moment the aircraft leaves the ground the altitude readout it would jump to the airfield elevation plus a few feet, would it not? (but that isn't what we see here)
Yes it is, the first reported height is 8025ft, 250 or so feet AGL. The coverage in the area isn't great so updates aren't as regular.
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