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     4. U.S. VFR Wall Planning Chart. This chart          Islands. The Chart Supplement U.S. shows data that
is designed for VFR preflight planning and chart          cannot be readily depicted in graphic form; for
selection. It includes aeronautical and topographic       example, airport hours of operations, types of fuel
information of the conterminous U.S. The aeronaut-        available, runway widths, lighting codes, etc. The
ical information includes airports, radio aids to         Chart Supplement U.S. also provides a means for
navigation, Class B airspace and special use airspace.    pilots to update visual charts between edition dates
The topographic information includes city tint,           (The Chart Supplement U.S. is published every 56
populated places, principal roads, drainage patterns,     days while Sectional Aeronautical and VFR Terminal
and shaded relief. Scale 1 inch = 43 nm/ 1:3,100,000.     Area Charts are generally revised every six months).
The one-sided chart is 59 x 36 inches and ships           The Aeronautical Chart Bulletins (VFR Chart Update
unfolded for wall mounting. Chart is revised              Bulletins) are available for free download from the
biennially. (See FIG 9-1-11.)                             AeroNav web site. Volumes are side-bound 5-3/8 x
                                                          8-1/4 inches. (See FIG 9-1-14.)
FIG 9-1-11 U.S. VFR Wall Planning Chart 2. Chart Supplement Alaska. This is a civil/military flight information publication issued by FAA every 56 days. It is a single volume booklet designed for use with appropriate IFR or VFR charts. The Chart Supplement Alaska contains airport sketches, communications data, weather data sources, airspace, listing of navigational facilities, and special notices and procedures. Volume is side-bound 5-3/8 x 8-1/4 inches. 3. Chart Supplement Pacific. This supple- ment is designed for use with appropriate VFR or IFR en route charts. Included in this one-volume booklet are the chart supplement, communications data, 5. Charted VFR Flyway Planning Charts. weather data sources, airspace, navigational facili- This chart is printed on the reverse side of selected ties, special notices, and Pacific area procedures. IAP TAC charts. The coverage is the same as the charts, DP charts, STAR charts, airport diagrams, associated TAC. Flyway planning charts depict flight radar minimums, and supporting data for the paths and altitudes recommended for use to bypass Hawaiian and Pacific Islands are included. The high traffic areas. Ground references are provided as manual is published every 56 days. Volume is a guide for visual orientation. Flyway planning charts side-bound 5-3/8 x 8-1/4 inches. are designed for use in conjunction with TACs and sectional charts and are not to be used for navigation. 4. North Atlantic Route Chart. Designed for Chart scale 1 inch = 3.43nm/1:250,000. FAA controllers to monitor transatlantic flights, this 5-color chart shows oceanic control areas, coastal d. Supplementary Charts and Publications. navigation aids, oceanic reporting points, and 1. Chart Supplement U.S. This 7-volume NAVAID geographic coordinates. Full Size Chart: booklet series contains data on airports, seaplane Scale 1 inch = 113.1nm/1:8,250,000. Chart is shipped bases, heliports, NAVAIDs, communications data, flat only. Half Size Chart: Scale 1 inch = weather data sources, airspace, special notices, and 150.8nm/1:11,000,000. Chart is 29-3/4 x operational procedures. Coverage includes the 20-1/2 inches, shipped folded to 5 x 10 inches only. conterminous U.S., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Chart revised every 56 weeks. (See FIG 9-1-12.) Types of Charts Available 9-1-9

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