Aeronautical Information Book

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    Aeronautical Information Book

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    Aeronautical Information Manual AIM 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 used in the ATC System, and information on safety, accident, and hazard reporting.

    This book includes the following topics:

    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

    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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