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What is AIS?

Aeronautical Information Service

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What is the function of AIS?

To collect collate edit and disseminate aeronautical Information necessary for the safety and efficiency of air navigation or interested parties.

This includes CAA, ANSPs, aircraft operators, aircrew, flying clubs and other aviation related organisations.

To receive post flight information.

Relies upon accurate raw data provide by authority responsible - they do not actually write any of the information.

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Do AIS write any of the information?

No.
They do not actually write any of the information

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What is the structure of AIS?

Central Office AIS
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International NOTAM office

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PIB Bulletins

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Static Data Office

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Foreign Library

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Aeronautical Information Publication

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The main functions of the International NOTAM Office (INO) are:

- Preparation and issue of civil and military NOTAM via AFTN;

- Receiving/transmitting information from/to international NOTAM offices;

- Dissemination of AIS data to enable the production preflight information bulletins (PIBs)

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Notice to Airmen(NOTAM)

- Originated and issued promptly when information is of a temporary nature and short duration or, when significant permanent or temporary changes of long duration are made at short notice.

- Distributed to stations via AFTN (AeronauticalFixed Telecommunications Network)

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How are NOTAMs issued to stations?

Via Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunications Network (AFTN).

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NOTAM Coding

Each allocated a series - identified by a letter and 4 digit number followed by a stroke and a 2 digit year so that addresses can check continuity.

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The type of NOTAM identified by suffix letter; list the different types of NOTAMs:

NOTAMN-
new Information

NOTAMC-
cancels previous NOTAM

NOTAMR-
replaces previous NOTAM

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If a NOTAM is suffixed with the letter “N”, What does it mean?

The NOTAM contains new information.

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If a NOTAM is suffixed with the letter “C”, What does it mean?

Cancels the previous NOTAM.

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If a NOTAM is suffixed with the letter “R”, What does it mean?

Replaces previous NOTAM

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Pre-flight Information Bulletins (PIBs)

-Edited version of a NOTAM (plain language).
-Information to cover first leg of flight.
-Distributed to airfields via AFTN.
-Duplicated at airfields to allow collection of pilots.

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Which two documents make up our “notified documents”?

NOTAMS and the AIP.

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What is in the AIP?

In transposes the SARPS within the ANNEXES into national procedures.

Also has the differences in.

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What data is in the Integrated Aeronautical Information Package (IAIP)

1) AIP and amendment service(AIRAC/Non-AIRAC permanent changes)
2) AIP supplements
3) AIC (Aeronautical Information Circulars)

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What does the Static data office do?

Maintains records of all aviation facilities in order to prepare the Integrated Aeronautical Information Package (IAIP).

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In the AIP which section specifies the differences from the SARPs?

GEN1.7

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How are permanent changes promulgated?

By reprint or CD.

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What does AIRAC stand for?

Aeronautical Information Regulation and Control

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How often are the AIRAC updated?

Every 28 days.

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If the AIRAC are updated and distributed in paper form how many days in advance will that be?

42 days and must reach recipient 28 days before effective date.

14 days to post

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How many days in advance for major changes?

56 days.

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Which office looks after foreign AIPs?

Static data office- Foreign Library Section.

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How long are Pre-flight Information Bulletins valid for?

Valid 12 hours
Published every 4 hours