Royal Aeronautical Society Lecture at The Museum of Flight Looks at New Navigation Tools

. May 14, 2012 . 0 Comments

Michael Hess, Business Development Executive with Jeppesen, will be the speaker at the Royal Aeronautical Society meeting at The Museum of Flight on May 15 at 6:30 p.m. Hess will present “The Evolution of Aeronautical Data – From Little Black Books to Little Black Tablets,” a lecture showing how a 75-year tradition of using printed charts and data in the cockpit is becoming history. He will explain how this paper to digital transition has progressed over the last several years and how it will accelerate with the advent of the tablet.

The program is free, and is preceded by a social meeting at 6 p.m.

The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $17 for adults, $14 for seniors 65 and older, $13 for active military, $9 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit

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