Intro to IFR Question #14 - What do IFR high altitude charts look like?

IFR High Altitude Chart


What does an IFR high altitude chart look like?  

IFR high altitude charts may seem like learning a new language. But with repetition and practice, they become as readable as google maps on our mobile phone. 

When zooming in on the area outlined by the pink box (bottom left quarter) 



Our home airport (Clermont County) didn’t make the chart. 

Chart Symbols



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