Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM), page 566

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AIM      CHG 2                                                                                          3/15/07

FIG 9-1-12 6. Airport Obstruction Charts (OC). The North Atlantic Route Charts OC is a 1:12,000 scale graphic depicting 14 CFR Part 77, Objects Affecting Navigable Airspace, surfaces, a representation of objects that penetrate these surfaces, aircraft movement and apron areas, navigational aids, prominent airport buildings, and a selection of roads and other planimetric detail in the airport vicinity. Also included are tabulations of runway and other operational data. 7. FAA Aeronautical Chart User's Guide. A booklet designed to be used as a teaching aid and reference document. It describes the substantial amount of information provided on FAA's aeronauti- cal charts and publications. It includes explanations and illustrations of chart terms and symbols organized by chart type. The users guide is available for free download at the AeroNav web site. e. Digital Products. 5. North Pacific Route Charts. These charts 1. The Digital Aeronautical Information CD are designed for FAA controllers to monitor (DAICD). The DAICD is a combination of the transoceanic flights. They show established intercon- NAVAID Digital Data File, the Digital Chart tinental air routes, including reporting points with Supplement, and the Digital Obstacle File on one geographic positions. Composite Chart: Scale Compact Disk. These three digital products are no 1 inch = 164nm/1:12,000,000. 48 x 41-1/2 inches. longer sold separately. The files are updated every Area Charts: Scale 1 inch = 95.9nm/1:7,000,000. 56 days and are available by subscription only. 52 x 40-1/2 inches. All charts shipped unfolded. Charts revised every 56 days. (See FIG 9-1-13.) (a) The NAVAID Digital Data File. This file contains a current listing of NAVAIDs that are
FIG 9-1-13 compatible with the National Airspace System. This North Pacific Oceanic Route Charts file contains all NAVAIDs including ILS and its components, in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands plus bordering facilities in Canada, Mexico, and the Atlantic and Pacific areas. (b) The Digital Obstacle File. This file describes all obstacles of interest to aviation users in the U.S., with limited coverage of the Pacific, Caribbean, Canada, and Mexico. The obstacles are assigned unique numerical identifiers, accuracy codes, and listed in order of ascending latitude within each state or area. (c) The Digital Aeronautical Chart Supple- ment (DACS). The DACS is specifically designed to provide digital airspace data not otherwise readily available. The supplement includes a Change Notice for IAPFIX.dat at the mid-point between revisions. The Change Notice is available only by free download from the AeroNav website. 9-1-10 Types of Charts Available

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AIM: Official Guide to Basic Flight Information and ATC Procedures

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