Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) [NOOK Book]

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Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM):
This manual is designed to provide the aviation community with basic flight information and ATC procedures for use in the National Airspace System (NAS) of the United States. An international version called the Aeronautical Information Publication contains parallel information, as well as specific information on the international airports for use by the international community. This manual contains the fundamentals required in order to fly ...
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Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM)

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Overview

Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM):
This manual is designed to provide the aviation community with basic flight information and ATC procedures for use in the National Airspace System (NAS) of the United States. An international version called the Aeronautical Information Publication contains parallel information, as well as specific information on the international airports for use by the international community. This manual contains the fundamentals required in order to fly in the United States NAS. It also contains items of interest to pilots concerning health and medical facts, factors affecting flight safety, a pilot/controller glossary of terms in the ATC System, and information on safety, accident, and hazard reporting.
Table of Contents by Chapters:
Chapter 1. Air Navigation
Chapter 2. Aeronautical Lighting and Other Airport Visual Aids
Chapter 3. Airspace
Chapter 4. Air Traffic Control
Chapter 5. Air Traffic Procedures
Chapter 6. Emergency Procedures
Chapter 7. Safety of Flight
Chapter 8. Medical Facts for Pilots
Chapter 9. Aeronautical Charts and Related Publications
Chapter 10. Helicopter Operations
Appendices
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013283633
  • Publisher: Pentagon Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/14/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 17 MB
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Meet the Author

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is an agency of the United States Department of Transportation with authority to regulate and oversee all aspects of civil aviation in the U.S. (National Airworthiness Authority). The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 created the group under the name "Federal Aviation Agency", and adopted its current name in 1967 when it became a part of the United States Department of Transportation. The Federal Aviation Administration's major roles include: Regulating U.S. commercial space transportation. Regulating air navigation facilities' geometry and Flight inspection standards. Encouraging and developing civil aeronautics, including new aviation technology. Issuing, suspending, or revoking pilot certificates. Regulating civil aviation to promote safety, especially through local offices called Flight Standards District Offices. Developing and operating a system of air traffic control and navigation for both civil and military aircraft. Researching and developing the National Airspace System and civil aeronautics. Developing and carrying out programs to control aircraft noise and other environmental effects of civil aviation.
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