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GPS Question

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by grantcline, Aug 15, 2016.

  1. grantcline

    Nov 29, 2015
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    Winnipeg, Manitoba
    My understanding is that if I have a GPS equipped tablet (iPad with LTE, or any Android) I will be able to access maps anywhere regardless of whether I have a wireless signal or not. I will never have to worry about caching maps if I have a GPS equipped tablet.
    Is my thinking correct?
  2. Meta4

    Meta4 Moderator
    Staff Member

    Jan 8, 2014
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    No ... GPS does not provide maps.
    You get maps (which aren't necessary for flight) either through cell phone data on a cellular enabled tablet or wifi.
    You can cache maps at home over wifi if you think you need them but they are 100% unrelated to GPS.
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