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    AIM/FAR 2001 Aeronautical Information Manual Federal Aviation Regulations

    ISBN-10: 0071362304
    ISBN-13: 9780071362306
    Edition: 2002
    Author(s): Charles F. Spence
    Description: The Airman Information Manual and Federal Aviation Regulations regarding general piloting and flight associated activities mandated by the government are compiled in AIM/FAR, along with other valuable information customized to general aviation  More...
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    Copyright Year: 2002
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
    Binding: Paperback
    Pages: 768
    Size: 7.37" wide x 9.25" long
    Weight: 2.618
    Language: English

    The Airman Information Manual and Federal Aviation Regulations regarding general piloting and flight associated activities mandated by the government are compiled in AIM/FAR, along with other valuable information customized to general aviation pilots' needs. The 2001 edition builds on the new features added in recent years. 100 illustrations.

    Navigation Aids
    Air Navigation Radio Aids
    Generalp. 1
    Nondirectional Radio Beacon (NDB)p. 1
    Vhf Omni-Directional Range (VOR)p. 1
    Vor Receiver Checkp. 1
    Tactical Air Navigation (TACAN)p. 2
    Vhf Omni-Directional Range/Tactical Air Navigation (VORTAC)p. 2
    Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)p. 3
    Navaid Service Volumesp. 3
    Instrument Landing System (ILS)p. 5
    Simplified Directional Facility (SDF)p. 8
    Microwave Landing System (MLS)p. 10
    Navaid Identifier Removal During Maintenancep. 12
    Navaids With Voicep. 12
    User Reports on Navaid Performancep. 12
    Loranp. 12
    Omega and Omega/Vlf Navigation Systemsp. 28
    Vhf Direction Finderp. 28
    Inertial Navigation System (INS)p. 28
    Doppler Radarp. 28
    Flight Management System (FMS)p. 29
    Global Positioning System (GPS)p. 29
    Gnss Landing System (GLS)p. 45
    Precision Approach Systems Other Than Ils, Gls, and Mlsp. 45
    Area Navigationp. 45
    Radar Services and Procedures
    Radarp. 46
    Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System (ATCRBS)p. 48
    Surveillance Radarp. 48
    Precision Approach Radar (PAR)p. 48
    Aeronautical Lighting and Other Airport Visual Aids
    Airport Lighting Aids
    Approach Light Systems (ALS)p. 51
    Visual Glideslope Indicatorsp. 52
    Runway end Identifier Lights (REIL)p. 53
    Runway Edge Light Systemsp. 55
    In-Runway Lightingp. 55
    Control of Lighting Systemsp. 55
    Pilot Control of Airport Lightingp. 55
    Airport/Heliport Beaconsp. 56
    Taxiway Lightsp. 57
    Air Navigation and Obstruction Lighting
    Aeronautical Light Beaconsp. 57
    Code Beacons and Course Lightsp. 58
    Obstruction Lightsp. 58
    Airport Marking Aids and Signs
    Generalp. 58
    Airport Pavement Markingsp. 59
    Runway Markingsp. 59
    Taxiway Markingsp. 61
    Holding Position Markingsp. 66
    Other Markingsp. 69
    Airport Signsp. 74
    Mandatory Instruction Signsp. 74
    Location Signsp. 76
    Direction Signsp. 76
    Destination Signsp. 77
    Information Signsp. 78
    Runway Distance Remaining Signsp. 78
    Aircraft Arresting Devicesp. 80
    Generalp. 81
    General Dimensions of Airspace Segmentsp. 81
    Hierarchy of Overlapping Airspace Designationsp. 81
    Basic VFR Weather Minimumsp. 81
    VFR Cruising Altitudes and Flight Levelsp. 81
    Controlled Airspace
    Generalp. 81
    Class A Airspacep. 83
    Class B Airspacep. 83
    Class C Airspacep. 85
    Class D Airspacep. 88
    Class E Airspacep. 89
    Class G Airspace
    Generalp. 89
    VFR Requirementsp. 89
    IFR Requirementsp. 89
    Special Use Airspace
    Generalp. 90
    Prohibited Areasp. 90
    Restricted Areasp. 90
    Warning Areasp. 90
    Military Operations Areasp. 90
    Alert Areasp. 91
    Controlled Firing Areasp. 91
    Other Airspace Areas
    Airport Advisory Areap. 91
    Military Training Routesp. 91
    Temporary Flight Restrictionsp. 92
    Parachute Jump Aircraft Operationsp. 94
    Published VFR Routesp. 94
    Terminal Radar Service Area (TRSA)p. 96
    National Security Areasp. 96
    Air Traffic Control
    Services Available to Pilots
    Air Route Traffic Control Centersp. 98
    Control Towersp. 98
    Flight Service Stationsp. 98
    Recording and Monitoringp. 98
    Communications Release of IFR Aircraft Landing at an Airport Without an Operating Control Towerp. 98
    Pilot Visits to Air Traffic Facilitiesp. 98
    Operation Take-Off and Operation Raincheckp. 98
    Approach Control Service for VFR Arriving Aircraftp. 98
    Traffic Advisory Practices at Airports Without Operating Control Towersp. 98
    IFR Approaches/Ground Vehicle Operationsp. 101
    Designated Unicom/Multicom Frequenciesp. 102
    Use of Unicom for Atc Purposesp. 102
    Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS)p. 102
    Radar Traffic Information Servicep. 103
    Safety Alertp. 104
    Radar Assistance to VFR Aircraftp. 105
    Terminal Radar Services for VFR Aircraftp. 106
    Tower en Route Control (TEC)p. 108
    Transponder Operationp. 108
    Hazardous Area Reporting Servicep. 110
    Airport Reservations Operations and Proceduresp. 112
    Requests for Waivers and Authorizations from Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR)p. 114
    Radio Communications Phraseology and Techniques
    Generalp. 115
    Radio Techniquep. 115
    Contact Proceduresp. 116
    Aircraft Call Signsp. 117
    Description of Interchange or Leased Aircraftp. 118
    Ground Station Call Signsp. 118
    Phonetic Alphabetp. 118
    Figuresp. 118
    Altitudes and Flight Levelsp. 118
    Directionsp. 119
    Speedsp. 119
    Timep. 119
    Communications with Tower When Aircraft Transmitter or Receiver or Both Are Inoperativep. 120
    Communications for VFR Flightsp. 120
    Airport Operations
    Generalp. 121
    Airports with an Operating Control Towerp. 121
    Visual Indicators at Airports Without an Operating Control Towerp. 122
    Traffic Patternsp. 123
    Unexpected Maneuvers in the Airport Traffic Patternp. 123
    Use of Runways/Declared Distancesp. 125
    Low Level Wind Shear Alert System (LLWAS) and Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (TDWR)p. 125
    Braking Action Reports and Advisoriesp. 125
    Runway Friction Reports and Advisoriesp. 126
    Intersection Takeoffsp. 126
    Pilot Responsibilities When Conducting Land and Hold Short Operations (LAHSO)p. 127
    Low Approachp. 128
    Traffic Control Light Signalsp. 128
    Communicationsp. 129
    Gate Holding Due to Departure Delaysp. 130
    VFR Flights in Terminal Areasp. 130
    VFR Helicopter Operations at Controlled Airportsp. 130
    Taxiingp. 131
    Taxi During Low Visibilityp. 133
    Exiting The Runway After Landingp. 133
    Practice Instrument Approachesp. 133
    Option Approachp. 134
    Use of Aircraft Lightsp. 134
    Flight Inspection/'Flight Check' Aircraft in Terminal Areasp. 135
    Hand Signalsp. 135
    Operations at Uncontrolled Airports with Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS) Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS)p. 139
    Atc Clearances/Separations
    Clearancep. 139
    Clearance Prefixp. 139
    Clearance Itemsp. 139
    Amended Clearancesp. 140
    Special VFR Clearancesp. 140
    Pilot Responsibility Upon Clearance Issuancep. 140
    IFR Clearance VFR-on-Topp. 142
    VFR/IFR Flightsp. 142
    Adherence to Clearancep. 142
    IFR Separation Standardsp. 144
    Speed Adjustmentsp. 144
    Runway Separationp. 145
    Visual Separationp. 145
    Use of Visual Clearing Proceduresp. 145
    Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS I and II)p. 146
    Air Traffic Procedures
    Preflight Preparationp. 147
    Follow IFR Procedures Even When Operating VFRp. 148
    Notice to Airmen (Notam) Systemp. 148
    Flight Plan--VFR Flightsp. 152
    Flight Plan--Defense VFR (DVFR) Flightsp. 154
    Composite Flight Plan (VFR/IFR Flights)p. 154
    Flight Plan--IFR Flightsp. 154
    IFR Operations to High Altitude Destinationsp. 159
    Flights Outside the United States and U.S. Territoriesp. 159
    Change in Flight Planp. 160
    Change in Proposed Departure Timep. 160
    Closing VFR/DVFR Flight Plansp. 161
    Canceling Ifr Flight Planp. 161
    Departure Procedures
    Pre-Taxi Clearance Proceduresp. 161
    Taxi Clearancep. 161
    Abbreviated IFR Departure Clearance (Cleared...as Filed) Proceduresp. 162
    Departure Restrictions, Clearance Void Times, Hold for Release, and Release Timesp. 163
    Departure Controlp. 163
    Instrument Departuresp. 163
    En Route Procedures
    Artcc Communicationsp. 165
    Position Reportingp. 166
    Additional Reportsp. 167
    Airways and Route Systemsp. 167
    Airway or Route Course Changesp. 169
    Changeover Points (Cops)p. 169
    Holdingp. 169
    Arrival Procedures
    Standard Terminal Arrival (Star), Flight Management System Procedures (FMSP) for Arrivalsp. 172
    Local Flow Traffic Management Programp. 173
    Approach Controlp. 173
    Advance Information on Instrument Approachp. 174
    Instrument Approach Procedure Chartsp. 174
    Approach Clearancep. 181
    Instrument Approach Proceduresp. 181
    Procedure Turnp. 182
    Timed Approaches from a Holding Fixp. 183
    Radar Approachesp. 183
    Radar Monitoring of Instrument Approachesp. 185
    ILS/MLS Approaches to Parallel Runwaysp. 185
    Parallel ILS/MLS Approaches (Dependent)p. 187
    Simultaneous Parallel ILS/MLS Approaches (Independent)p. 188
    Simultaneous Close Parallel ILS/MLS Approaches (Independent)p. 189
    Simultaneous Converging Instrument Approachesp. 190
    Side-Step Maneuverp. 191
    Approach and Landing Minimumsp. 191
    Missed Approachp. 192
    Visual Approachp. 193
    Charted Visual Flight Procedures (CVFP)p. 194
    Contact Approachp. 194
    Landing Priorityp. 194
    Overhead Approach Maneuverp. 194
    Pilot/Controller Roles and Responsibilities
    Generalp. 195
    Air Traffic Clearancep. 195
    Contact Approachp. 196
    Instrument Approachp. 196
    Missed Approachp. 196
    Radar Vectorsp. 197
    Safety Alertp. 197
    See and Avoidp. 197
    Speed Adjustmentsp. 197
    Traffic Advisories (Traffic Information)p. 198
    Visual Approachp. 198
    Visual Separationp. 198
    VFR-on-Topp. 199
    Instrument Departuresp. 199
    Minimum Fuel Advisoryp. 199
    National Security and Interception Procedures
    National Securityp. 200
    Interception Proceduresp. 201
    Law Enforcement Operations by Civil and Military Organizationsp. 202
    Interception Signalsp. 202
    Adiz Boundaries and Designated Mountainous Areasp. 202
    Emergency Procedures
    Pilot Responsibility and Authorityp. 206
    Emergency Condition--Request Assistance Immediatelyp. 206
    Emergency Services Available to Pilots
    Radar Service for VFR Aircraft in Difficultyp. 206
    Transponder Emergency Operationp. 206
    Direction Finding Instrument Approach Procedurep. 207
    Intercept and Escortp. 207
    Emergency Locator Transmittersp. 206
    FAA K-9 Explosives Detection Team Programp. 208
    Search and Rescuep. 208
    Distress and Urgency Procedures
    Distress and Urgency Communicationsp. 215
    Obtaining Emergency Assistancep. 216
    Ditching Proceduresp. 216
    Special Emergency (Air Piracy)p. 219
    Fuel Dumpingp. 220
    Two-Way Radio Communications Failure
    Two-Way Radio Communications Failurep. 220
    Transponder Operation During Two-Way Communications Failurep. 221
    Reestablishing Radio Contactp. 221
    Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Communications
    Discrete Emergency Frequencyp. 222
    Radio Call Signsp. 222
    Arff Emergency Hand Signalsp. 222
    Safety of Flight
    National Weather Service Aviation Productsp. 223
    Faa Weather Servicesp. 223
    Preflight Briefingp. 225
    En Route Flight Advisory Service (EFAS)p. 226
    Inflight Weather Advisoriesp. 227
    Categorical Outlooksp. 228
    Telephone Information Briefing Service (TIBS)p. 229
    Transcribed Weather Broadcast (TWEB)p. 229
    Inflight Weather Broadcastsp. 229
    Flight Information Services Data Link (FISDL)p. 230
    Weather Observing Programsp. 232
    Weather Radar Servicesp. 237
    Atc Inflight Weather Avoidance Assistancep. 238
    Runway Visual Range (RVR)p. 242
    Reporting of Cloud Heightsp. 243
    Reporting Prevailing Visibilityp. 243
    Estimating Intensity of Rain and Ice Pelletsp. 244
    Estimating Intensity of Snow or Drizzle (Based on Visibility)p. 244
    Pilot Weather Reports (PIREPS)p. 244
    Pireps Relating to Airframe Icingp. 245
    Pireps Relating to Turbulencep. 245
    Wind Shear Pirepsp. 246
    Clear Air Turbulence (CAT) Pirepsp. 247
    Microburstsp. 247
    Pireps Relating to Volcanic Ash Activityp. 254
    Thunderstormsp. 255
    Thunderstorm Flyingp. 255
    Key to Aerodrome Forecasts (TAF) and Aviation Routine Weather Report (METAR)p. 256
    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Weather Formatsp. 257
    Altimeter Setting Procedures
    Generalp. 264
    Proceduresp. 264
    Altimeter Errorsp. 265
    High Barometric Pressurep. 266
    Low Barometric Pressurep. 266
    Wake Turbulence
    Generalp. 266
    Vortex Generationp. 266
    Vortex Strengthp. 266
    Vortex Behaviorp. 267
    Operations Problem Areasp. 268
    Vortex Avoidance Proceduresp. 268
    Helicoptersp. 269
    Pilot Responsibilityp. 269
    Air Traffic Wake Turbulence Separationsp. 270
    Bird Hazards and Flight Over National Refuges, Parks, and Forests
    Migratory Bird Activityp. 270
    Reducing Bird Strike Risksp. 271
    Reporting Bird Strikesp. 271
    Reporting Bird and Other Wildlife Activitiesp. 271
    Pilot Advisories on Bird and Other Wildlife Hazardsp. 271
    Flights Over Charted U.S. Wildlife Refuges, Parks, and Forest Service Areasp. 271
    Potential Flight Hazards
    Accident Cause Factorsp. 274
    VFR in Congested Areasp. 274
    Obstructions to Flightp. 274
    Avoid Flight Beneath Unmanned Balloonsp. 275
    Mountain Flyingp. 275
    Use of Runway Half-Way Signs at Unimproved Airportsp. 276
    Seaplane Safetyp. 277
    Flight Operations in Volcanic Ashp. 278
    Emergency Airborne Inspection of Other Aircraftp. 278
    Precipitation Staticp. 280
    Light Amplification by Stimulated Emissions of Radiation (LASER) Operationsp. 280
    Safety, Accident, and Hazard Reports
    Aviation Safety Reporting Programp. 281
    Aircraft Accident and Incident Reportingp. 281
    Near Midair Collision Reportingp. 282
    Medical Facts for Pilots
    Fitness for Flight
    Fitness for Flightp. 284
    Effects of Altitudep. 285
    Hyperventilation in Flightp. 286
    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Flightp. 287
    Illusions in Flightp. 287
    Vision in Flightp. 288
    Aerobatic Flightp. 289
    Judgment Aspects of Collision Avoidancep. 289
    Aeronautical Charts and Related Publications
    Types of Charts Available
    Generalp. 291
    Obtaining Civil Aeronautical Chartsp. 291
    Selected Charts and Products Availablep. 291
    General Description of Each Chart Seriesp. 291
    Where and How to Get Charts of Foreign Areasp. 299
    Pilot/Controller Glossaryp. 302
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