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Old 06-04-2012, 16:14   #1
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Visual Passage Planner

I purchased VPP from Digital Wave about 6 years ago.

It's a handly little planning program (though, as with all such programs, it's results need to be used with the normal "cautions" in place).

A week ago I replaced my laptop and, in the tranferring of data from one laptop to the other, VPP somehow became corrupted.

I emailed Digital Wave for help and within 24 hours had the problem resolved.

Companies like this deserve to stay in business

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Old 06-04-2012, 16:42   #2
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Re: Visual Passage Planner

Although I routinely use real data based routing software, I too have VPP ver.2 here and I like to use it to get a general idea of what any particular area is like. It reduced my need to look thru piles of pilot charts. We used VPP ver.1 before.

I can recommend the ver.2 upgrade to anybody who likes the ver.1. (BTW there may be newer versions too but I only have the


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Old 06-04-2012, 16:51   #3
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Re: Visual Passage Planner

I also use it - and its helpful
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Re: Visual Passage Planner

I've used VPP for planning our long passages and it's a great little program for planning long passages. It will optimize routes based on pilot charts which I can export to my chart plotter. The UI could use some sprucing up and it would be great if it could load GRIB files to help with shorter passages.

I've also had excellent support when dealing with the company.

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