Finding Magnetic variation on a VFR sectional

March, 27, 2020 by

In order to find the magnetic variation on a VFR sectional, look for the lines of variation, or isogonic lines. On the sectional look for the dashed magenta lines with a number nearby.

These isogonic lines identify the number of degrees of variation in their area.

Here is an example.

Reference: Airplane Academy

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