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Grid Navigation / Polar Stereographics Help

Old 12th Feb 2019, 19:24
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Grid Navigation / Polar Stereographics Help

Iím currently trying to prepare for my ATPL NAV exam. I would appreciate (and pay for!) tuition on Grid NAV / Polar Stereographics. Does anyone around the Chester / Manchester know of anyone who can offer this?

Thanks!
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Old 12th Feb 2019, 19:48
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You do not need to pay anyone, just work your way through, have a look at this for example:

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Old 12th Feb 2019, 20:55
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Thanks. I met Tony when I sat my ATPLs first time round with BGS. Heís a fab tutor.

Still struggling 😩
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Old 13th Feb 2019, 06:06
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Generally treat it like variation. Feel free to PM.
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Old 13th Feb 2019, 14:59
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I did my Gnav Exam in the UK and had nothing on Polar Stereographic and Grid Nav, came out of it with 91%

The moment I stopped worrying about these types of questions was the best decision I ever made, even if one appears on the exam you can still easily pass so I wouldn't worry too much about it
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Old 14th Feb 2019, 18:45
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Sorry for not replying sooner ...

PACO - thank you. Iím fine with the ĎPolar Stereographicí bit, I just struggle with applying Grid nav. 😖

NEGAN - you were lucky not to have any Grid nav questions! Not sure if I want to to go into an exam and take that chance ... it could be the difference between a pass / fail!
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Old 14th Feb 2019, 19:57
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Originally Posted by KandiFloss View Post
Sorry for not replying sooner ...

PACO - thank you. Iím fine with the ĎPolar Stereographicí bit, I just struggle with applying Grid nav. 😖

NEGAN - you were lucky not to have any Grid nav questions! Not sure if I want to to go into an exam and take that chance ... it could be the difference between a pass / fail!
The time and effort it would have taken me to get my head around those principles just wasn't worth 2-3 marks for me

Instead I used that time to get better at all the other parts of Gnav and it paid off for me

Also latest feedback was telling me there was not a lot of questions in those area's so it was not a big risk at all for me

See what's been popping up lately because I sat my exam about 6 months ago so maybe not much has changed
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Old 14th Feb 2019, 22:13
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Kandi,

I'd thoroughly recommend the Gen Nav refresher weekend at BGS - my laptop almost went out the window a handful of times when trying to learn Gen Nav, and the weekend really sorted me out. Well worth the travel and cheap hotel!

Having said that, my Gen Nav exam had only 1 question on any sort of stereographic, I don't recall any grid nav, and I had 3 or 4 flight plan questions which were an easy win!

FR
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Old 18th Feb 2019, 12:49
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Originally Posted by KandiFloss View Post
Iím currently trying to prepare for my ATPL NAV exam. I would appreciate (and pay for!) tuition on Grid NAV / Polar Stereographics. Does anyone around the Chester / Manchester know of anyone who can offer this?

Thanks!
This video helped me
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Old 20th Feb 2019, 20:07
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CAT3C IBooks on Apple IBook store - same guy in the video above. Ace books. There are 5 GNAV books - the one on Charts will answer all your Grid Nav questions - hundreds of pictures.
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Old 21st Feb 2019, 17:40
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AFAIK grid nav will soon be removed from the gnav syllabus. Like others have said, there aren't many questions asked on it so i wouldn't place a huge amount of emphasis on it. Your efforts will be rewarded in other areas.
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