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AIM      CHG 2                                                                                            3/15/07

     6. Helicopter Route Charts. A three-color             addition, pictorial symbols, roads, and easily
chart series which shows current aeronautical              identified geographical features are portrayed.
information useful to helicopter pilots navigating in      Helicopter charts have a longer life span than other
areas with high concentrations of helicopter activity.     chart products and may be current for several years.
Information depicted includes helicopter routes, four      Helicopter Route Charts are updated as requested by
classes of heliports with associated frequency and         the FAA. Scale 1 inch = 1.71nm/1:125,000. 34 x 30
lighting capabilities, NAVAIDs, and obstructions. In       inches folded to 5 x 10 inches. (See FIG 9-1-4.)

FIG 9-1-4 Helicopter Route Charts b. IFR Navigation Charts. communications; minimum en route and obstruction clearance altitudes; airway distances; reporting 1. IFR En Route Low Altitude Charts points; special use airspace; and military training (Conterminous U.S. and Alaska). En route low routes. Scales vary from 1 inch = 5nm to 1 inch = altitude charts provide aeronautical information for 20nm. 50 x 20 inches folded to 5 x 10 inches. Charts navigation under IFR conditions below 18,000 feet revised every 56 days. Area charts show congested MSL. This four-color chart series includes airways; terminal areas at a large scale. They are included with limits of controlled airspace; VHF NAVAIDs with subscriptions to any conterminous U.S. Set Low (Full frequency, identification, channel, geographic coor- set, East or West sets). dinates; airports with terminal air/ground (See FIG 9-1-5 and FIG 9-1-6.) 9-1-4 Types of Charts Available

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