Access map data
This topic will show you how you can access map features and display their information.
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2 Detailed Explanation
Accessing Map information
Let's have a look at how we can access map data from the enroute map.
Access map data will allow you to click on different features and different
parts of the map to find out more information regarding that feature or
This feature is useful as it highlights the particular area that you want to view making it easier to view in cluttered and busy areas.
Using your right mouse button or your finger if you have a touchscreen, you will be able to select any part of the map features to look up.
Clicking within the square will give you access to the features within that area.
Right-click within image.
When you tap on the feature an orange circle will appear showing you the target area of the result shown in the list. Let's have a look at one of the features.
Click the COM REIMS CTL list item.
Tapping on the chosen feature will display more information. As we can see it has listed a list of frequencies under the REIMS CTL and also highlighted the area that it corresponds to. Let's have a look at one of the other features.
Let's have a look at the following aerodrome.
Click the AD LFAV list item.
You can see that the aerodrome has been highlighted orange. Let's zoom in and see what happens to our feature list.
You can see any information about the aerodrome that you selected in orange
Click the Scale menu item.
Click the NORM 75NM list item.
You can see that the orange circle has increased in size as we zoomed in. Any new feature that has become visible when we zoomed in will be on the feature list to look at.
Using your mouse, select this section of the map to bring up new features.
Right-click the image.
The circle has now moved to your new selection. A list of the new features within the circle has popped up.
Let's have a look at the airway feature.
Click the AWY UL613 list item.
Selecting the airway feature has highlighted the airway in orange. It will highlight the entire length of the airway. In this example airway UL613 will be highlighted from waypoint NURMO to DIPER. The airway will stay highlighted whether you zoom in or out.
The following feature list will explain what each of the features mean when highlighting them on the map.
Flight Information Region
Change Over Point
Special User Airspace