Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) - Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM)

By Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  • Release Date: 2011-10-10
  • Genre: Transportation

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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 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