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Chart case?

jknight8907

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I'm looking for something to keep 1 chart, and E6B, a plotter, logbook, and a few sheets of paper in. Today I started off on a XC with my instructor, and on rotation my door popped open, resulting in my meticulous notes of courses, times, and frequencies literally going out the door. Bad deal.


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RedGuy

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Try some sort of small book bag, much cheaper than "Chart Bags" and do the same thing.
 

jknight8907

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Yeah, I had looked some things like that. They even look too big, all I need is 1 chart and some loose stuff....
 

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jknight8907 said:
I'm looking for something to keep 1 chart, and E6B, a plotter, logbook, and a few sheets of paper in. Today I started off on a XC with my instructor, and on rotation my door popped open, resulting in my meticulous notes of courses, times, and frequencies literally going out the door. Bad deal.


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Yea, I have been using one of those "tech" bags you buy at "office max" for over 7 years. It will hold four jepp binders and has pockets for other clerical things as well. It looks like one of those nylon computer shoulder bags and has held up pretty well.

I have one of those leather jepp cases, but it's too much for what I need.

I'm using NOS charts now and I have room for my headset, one knee board, 5 nos books of approach plates, all the VFR and IFR charts I need and an AFD. Plus I have my company 135 manual and Pilot Inforation Guide (it's a company thing). Plus, it has room for stuff like extra pens, payroll paperwork, passports and other documentation.
 

RedGuy

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Or another thought would be simply one of those big approach plate clips.
 

jknight8907

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I picked up a slick little 'portfolio' thing that zipps shut, has a legal pad and a few slots on the other side, looks perfect.

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jknight8907

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Yeah, I thought about cleaning out an old peanut butter jar, but figured an examiner might try to eat my charts....
 

jknight8907

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Chocks said:
Ditch the E6B....nobody uses them...
I wish, but alas I am but a student pilot. Gotta have one.
 
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